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'Mixed Traffic Gala 9th September 2017'
34081 92 Squadron
Battle of Britain Class No 34081 92 Squadron at Orton Mere NVR station on the 9th September 2017 with a train from Wansford to NVR Peterborough.
Battle of Britain Class No 34081 92 Squadron at the Orton Mere NVR station with the return Peterborough to Wansford train on the 9th September 2017. The weather on this Saturday was about to turn rather wet.
Battle of Britain Class No 34081 92 Squadron leaving Orton Mere Nene Valley's station
As well as Nene valley based 34081 92 Squadron and Class 31217 and D9520 and 9529 and mainline GBRF Class 66779 were used at this Mixed Traffic at The Nene Valley Railway
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
Page uploaded 8/5/2018