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'Diesel Gala October 2016'
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Class 55 Deltic as 55007 'Pinza'
 
Class 55007 at Orton Mere
 
Class 55007 'Pinza' at Orton Mere NVR station on the 14th October in 2016 with two brake vans .
 
Deltic 'Royal Scots Grey' had been renamed and renumberd as 55007 'Pinza' with white cab windows,for this visit to the Nene Valley. The real Class 55007 'Pinza' was one of the Deltics that was not saved and was cut up..
 
Class 55007 at Longville Junction
 
Longville Junction is were the Fletton branch leaves the railway line to the Peterborough NVR station and heads for the  East Coast Main Line. Orton Mere station is the junction for the branch the two tracks running along side each till Longville Junction were they go there own ways.
 
Class 55007
 
Class 55007 on the 14th October in 2016 giving brake van rides along the Fletton Branch.
 
The Deltic is now on the Fletton Branch heading for the ECML. It will stop with these brakevans a few 100yards  from the junction. There is a gate across the branch which is only opened when trains come off the ECML and onto the NVR or need to get onto the ECML after events.
 
 
Class 55007
 
Class 55007 returning with the two brakes vans (pushing as there is no runround loop yet) heading to Orton Mere. The Deltic is on the 'Hotpoint bridge' in Celta Road Peterborough.
 
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Nene Valley Railway Diesel Gala in 2016

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 This part has 4 pages of photos taken at the Nene Valley Railway Diesel Gala in October 2016

 
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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Page updated 24/12/2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This website is Ukrailways1970tilltoday.me.uk and is on railways but it is not just on trains but all things railways, with photos, which I have taken from the 1970s till now. I take photos of all things railways, steam diesel and electric trains, signal boxes, wagons any thing that is on the National Rail network, which was BR when I started taken photos.
 
This page is on the Nene Valley railway
 
Today , Virgin Trains East Coast, Hull trains and Greater Anglia are just some of the names on the trains. The name on the train does not mean, thats whos train it is these days. These names keep changing, but that means I have to keep taking photos. I also take photos of preserved railways with steam diesel and electric trains.There is lots more to add and I keep taking More!