Upper Portland sidings was opened on the 4th of June 1905 and was closed in February 1988, with control of the crossing transferred to Pinxton signalbox.

The box was moved and preserved and is now in operational use on the Poppy Line at Holt in North Norfolk.

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A view of the signalbox and level crossing gates pictured mid to late 1970's.

Picture courtesy of Richard Bradley.

Two Class 20's pass the box and crossing mid to late 1970's.

Picture courtesy of Richard Bradley.

This is the level crossing pictured recently.

The line is now controlled from the East Midlands Control Centre in Derby.

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