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'The Nene Valley Railway Class 31 Gala'
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Class 31459 into Wansford station on Saturday the 14th October 2017 with class 31466 and class 310271 in the other platform.
Class 31459 in Wansford station on Saturday the 14th October 2017
Class 31459 at Wansford station on Saturday the 14th October 2017 light engine.
Class 31459 is in the British Rail blue livery with the head codes removed and replaced by two lights. The locomotive was numbered as class 31256 and D5684. The locomotive was built in 1961 by Brush Electrical Engineering at Loughborough
The Nene Valley Railway Class 31 Gala 2017 was held on Friday 13th and Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th of October 2017
The Nene Valley Railway
The Nene Valley Railway runs from Peterborough to Wansford railway station and then on to Yarwell junction. Wansford Station is on part of the old A1 at Stibbingson and is about 2 miles from the village of Wansford itself. The railway line is about 7 1/2 miles long. Trains run at weekends for most of the year.
The station at Wansford railway station is open from around 9am to 4.30 on most days. (check on there web site for times) The line runs trains from this country and also from abroad. As well as steam locomotives it also has main line and industrial diesels. It has wagons and coaches and a large collection of railway bits and bobs. At the Peterborough end of the NVR is the Rail World Museum which is next to the Nene Valley Railways Peterborough station.
Here is a Link to The Nene Valley's official web site www.nvr.org.uk
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