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Black 5 45305 at March
 
Black 5 45305 at  March Wednesday 31st August 2011
 
Black 5 45305 at March Wednesday 31st August 2011
 
This Class 5MT 4-6-0 number 45305 was heading for the North Norfolk Railway at Sheringham. It was to take part in its 2011 steam gala. It had come from Crewe. The class 47500 at the rear had been picked up at Melton Mowbray and was needed between Norwich and Cromer as the Black 5 would be at the rear of the train.
 
Black 5 45305 is based at the Great Central Railway at Loughborough.

 

 
..Below is a video I made of the Black 5 at March on the 31st of August 2011
 
 
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70000 Britannia in black at March 2011 (video)

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4-6-2 60163 Tornado at March 2011 (video)

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Black 5 45305 at March 2011  (video)  This Page

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A4 Dominion of New Zealand at March 15th December 2011 (video)

   
 
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 and 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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