( page 4 of 6 pages on this gala)
'Diesel Gala 7th & 8th April 2017'
Class 45041 is coming towards Orton Mere NVR station from Ferry Meadows on the first train of the day in the early morning sun on Friday the 7th of April in 2017.
Class 45041 out of Orton Mere NVR station on the 7th April in 2017
Class 45041 is leaving Orton Mere station wit a train to Wansford. The token from NVR Peterborough to Orton Mere is being shown to the signalman. This will be changed for the one from Orton Mere to Wansford outside the Orton Mere signal box.
This locomotive class 45041 did not run on my visit on the Saturday of this gala.
This part has 6 pages of photos were taken at the Nene Valley Railway Diesel Gala in 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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