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'Mixed Traffic Gala 9th & 10th September 2017'
Class 31271 and D9520 and 9529
Class 31271 is coming into platform 1 at Orton Mere with a train to NVR Peterborough. Class 14 D9520 which had come in with the 'Local' from Wansford to Orton Mere is in platform 2 on the 9th September 2017 .
Class 14 D9520 which had come in with the 'Local' from Wansford to Orton Mere in platform 2 on the 9th September 2017 having come off its train .
Class 14s D9520 and 9529 were taking turns on the local and the freight.
Class 14 D9520 in platform 2 at Orton Mere NVR station on the freight on the 9th September 2017.
9529 in BR blue in platform 1 at Orton Mere NVR station on the freight from Orton Mere station on the 9th September 2017.
As well as Nene Valley based Class 31217 and D9520 and 9529 and 4-6-2 34081 92 Squadron 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
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