Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
March 18th January 2020
GBRf class 66725 coming into March station on the 18th January 2020
GBRf class 66763 in March station on the 18th January 2020 line heading to Whitemoor.
The Class 755 is a class of bi-mode multiple unit train that was built by Stadler Rail for Greater Anglia. These trains only entered service with Greater Anglia on 29 July 2019 .These new trains have replaced the class 170s that were used on this service for most of time in the last few years ihis was the Ipswich to Peterborough service.
Freightliner class 66525 at March South Yard on 18th of January 2020.
Grand Central 180 at March South Yard on 18th of January 2020.
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 updated 6/1/2021