Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Peterborough to March
Kings Dyke signal box in 2004
The box had just had new PVC windows fitted in 2004, together with a bit added to the side for the WC or is it a panel linked to the Peterborough Power box .
This box is still in use at Kings Dyke in 2016. It work's the barriers on the main road which is its next to, and also the road crossing at Funthhams lane with CTV.
When the main Peterborough to Whittlesea barriers are closed, there are very long tail backs of cars and lorrys.
Kings Dyke signal box in the 1970s
These two photos were taken in the late 1970s. The houses have since been removed.
This box controls the crossing on the Peterborough to Whittlesea road and the long tail backs of car here. were comon place here even in the 1970s
Talk of a bridge being built here to replace the level crossing has gone on for years, but nothing has come of it yet.
The Peterborough to March Railway line
Peterborough East was the main Great Eastern Railway Peterborough station for this line. This station was closed and all services transferred to the Great Northern Peterborough North station, now called just plain Peterborough.
The railway line heads out of Peterborough to Kings Dyke were there are brick works. There is a signal box at Kings Dyke
on the main Peterborough Whittlesea road. The first and only station is at Whittlesea which is still open. There is a signal box called Whittlesea
The railway station at March
is still open and there is a Network Rail Infrastructure Yard on the site of the old Marshalling Yard at Whitemoor.
March has it own pages and to see pages on this line in March
Page updated 8/5/2020