The Nene Valley Railway's Diesel Gala was held ove three days, I went on the Friday and Saturday
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'Diesel Gala 6th & 7th April 2018'
GBRF Class 66781
GBRf Class 66781 coming off the Branch from Fletton Junction on the ECML into Orton Mere NVR station on Saturday the 7th April 2018. This locomotive had worked trains on the main line only hours befor.
This 66 was the former DB Cargo UK class 66016.
GBRF Class 66781 at Orton Mere NVR station on Saturday the 7th April 2018 working a NVR train.
Nene Valley based Class 31 271 leaving Orton Mere NVR station on Saturday the 7th April 2017 with a train to Wansford.
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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