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'Diesel Gala 6th & 7th April 2018'
Class 20142 and Class 20 007
Class 20142 and Class 20 007 at the Peterborough NVR station coming off there train be for running round there train on Friday the 6th April 2018.
Class 20 142 'Sir John Betjeman' in London Transport colours runing round its train at the Peterborough NVR station on the 6th April 2017.
This class 20142 is owned and operated by Michael Owen Railtours.
This locomotive was built by English Electric at The Vulcan Foundry Newton le Willows as British Railways Type 1 D8142 in 1966. It would have been British Railways green then BR Blue.
Class 20 007 runing round its train at the Peterborough NVR station on the 6th April 2017.
Class 20 007 in British Railways green with a small yellow warning panal runing round its train heading back to join 20142 at the Peterborough NVR station Friday the 6th April 2017. The signal is still not in use.
Class 20 007 and 20142 leave the Peterborough NVR station with a train to Wansford on Friday the 6th April 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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