Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
March station 2020
Diversions by Cambridge and Ely on 11th January 2020
LNER Azuma heading towards Ely with a London Kings Cross train in March South yard on the 18th January 2020
This trains on this page on the 18th of January were diverted round by March by Cambridge Ely and Cambridge and and back on
to the ECML at Hitchin on the 18th of January due to work alomg te ECML.
For January the light was good with weak low Winter sun. The Lock Downs and the fall in passenger numbers were yet to come.
LNER Azuma in March station on a down train heading for Peteborogh on the 18th January 2020
LNER Azuma 800104 into March station on a up train heading for heading south by way of Ely and Cambridge to Kings Cross on the 18th January 2020.
LNER Azuma 80015 in March station on a down train heading for Peterborogh on the 18th January 2020
Hull Trains Paragon at March
Hull Trains Paragon in March South Yard on a down train on the 18th of January 2020
Hull Trains Paragon 802104 coming into in March station on a up train on the 18th of January 2020
These Hull trains Paragon trains have had a bad start. These very new trains have been in sidings this year (June 2020) longer than they ran on track. Hull trains stopped running due the coronavirus Pandemic, just after these brand new trains had all come into use. Hopefully they and Hull Trains will soon be back.
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
Page uploaded 6/1/2021