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GBRf class 66s
 
Class 66763
 
Class 66763 out of Whitemoor Yard heading towards Ely at March on the 21st March 2015
 
Class 66770 at March
 
 Class 66770 comes into platform 1 at March station on the 21st of March 2015
 
 Class 66705 and 66742
 
 GBRf Class 66705 and 66742 come into platform 1 at March station also on the 21st of March 2015
 
The weather had been rather dull at the start of 2015, so when the sun came out all day on the 17th of Febuary, I decided to make a make a short visit to March. Class 170s from Cross Country and Greater Anglia and East Midland class 158s are the main units used on passenger trains in 2015 at March.
 
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March Railways in 2015
March
 
March railway station is in the town of March which is in the county of Cambridgeshire in eastern England. The station is 14 miles from Peterborough on the railway line to Ely.
 
March is in the flat fens, were farming was the main industry till the railway came. The GER railway line ran from Ely to March and then to Peterborough is still open.
 
There was also a line from St Ives and one to Spalding by the now closed GN&GEJR . There was also a line from Wisbech (the track of which is still in place from March to Wisbech but is not joined to the main network. (This lines may well be come a heritage line or even re-open)
 
At Whitemoor one of Europe biggest freight marshalling yards was built at March. When this had all but closed, a new NetworkRail Distribution Centre was built on the southern part of the site of of The Old Whitemoor Yard. This was opened in 2004. Whitemoor Prison had been built on the northern part of what was once one of Europe biggest marshalling yards

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