Only some trains marked as ‘reversing here’

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I’ve just been reading through the ‘Bridlington long distance train’ thread and had a quick look on RealtimeTrains to see what the current service is like.
I’ve noticed that not all trains are marked as ‘reversing here’ but don’t all trains have to reverse at Hull?
 
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I’ve just been reading through the ‘Bridlington long distance train’ thread and had a quick look on RealtimeTrains to see what the current service is like.
I’ve noticed that not all trains are marked as ‘reversing here’ but don’t all trains have to reverse at Hull?
Yes - if they work “through” Hull in service. Looks as if the Scarborough - Sheffield have it noted, the York - Bridlington don’t - guess someone forgot to tick a box somewhere!
 

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Yes - if they work “through” Hull in service. Looks as if the Scarborough - Sheffield have it noted, the York - Bridlington don’t - guess someone forgot to tick a box somewhere!

It's really just an aid to the signaller to dealwith the train accordingly.

For example, in some locations it may be a reminder for the signaller to put a train in a specific platform if the reversal cannot be done from all of them (thinking somewhere like Crewe as not every platform accesses every route)

Though at Hull it should be pretty obvious anyway!
 

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It's really just an aid to the signaller to dealwith the train accordingly.

For example, in some locations it may be a reminder for the signaller to put a train in a specific platform if the reversal cannot be done from all of them (thinking somewhere like Crewe as not every platform accesses every route)

Though at Hull it should be pretty obvious anyway!
Probably better examples than Crewe. Most trains don't reverse there (apart from terminators heading back) All Southern bays can access all Southern routes, apart from 2, 3 and 4 accessing Shrewsbury, which is very unlikely anyway. If its not come from Shrewsbury it's not going back there! Platform 9 can only do Chester, but nothing comes from Chester and heads North, but if it ever did, every other platform can do it.
 

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