River Ouse – Selby Swing Bridge – Advice Notice

River Ouse
Location: River Ouse – Selby Swing Bridge

Thursday 1 January 2015 00:15 until Tuesday 30 June 2015 23:45

Network Rail will no longer be leaving the Selby Swing Bridge in the river open position overnight. The bridge will remain in the river closed position to prevent unnecessary stress to the bridge, this will increase reliability of bridge operation.

The bridge will remain available for 24hrs passage – a booking system will be now required for any overnight passages.

Day Time Operation – 06:00hrs to 22:00hrs

The bridge will be manned and available for swings as normal. Any vessel requiring a bridge swing during day time can request a swing by contacting the bridge in the normal way using marine band radio channel 9. Advance booking is not necessary.

Night Time Operation 22:00hrs to 06:00hrs

Any vessel requiring an overnight swing should contact Network Rail by telephoning 01904 718028 giving 24 hrs notice. When booking night passage Network Rail will require vessel name, contact telephone number if available and anticipated time of arrival at the bridge.

You can view this notice and its map online here:


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