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70000 Britannia comes into March painted in British Railways unlined Black in 2011
70000 Britannia was painted in British Railways unlined black as it came into March. This was an ECS move for the Cathedrals Express on the of 14th of July 2011,The train had come from Lewes via Haywards Heath and Kensington Olympia to Cambridge and then Ely. The passengers had got off at Ely and all the train came to March. The engine and its surpport coach were turned at Whitemoor Junctions. The locomotive was coaled and watered and checked be for returning to Ely with its train, to pick up its passengers for the return trip.


Below is the video I made of 70000 Britannia in British Railways unlined black at March on the of 14th of July 2011
70000 Britannia in British Railways unlined black at March
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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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