The Nene Valley Railway
Diesel Gala 2019
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NVR Diesel Gala Weekend 12th of October 2019
Class 55 Deltic
Class 55 Deltic with class 37109 on the 12th of October 2019 at the Nene Valley's Peterborough station.
Deltic Class 55019 'Royal Highland Fusilier' entered service with BR in December 1961. On the 31st December 1981 it was withdrawn by BR. These Deltics were the ECML main top link locomotives till they were replaced by the HSTs.
The Deltic was running round ready take this train back to Wansford on its own. The class 37 was remaining at Peterborough in the loop ready to take the next train to Wansford.
Class 55 Deltic 55019 on the 12th of October 2019 leaving the Nene Valley's Peterborough station.
This class 55 had been at the NVR for a few weeks on Deltic loco Experiencess.
The weather for this gala was not kind after the very good summer, There was lots of rain at times and it was dull.
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.
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