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'Pacific's Gala 16th September 2017'
LNER A4 Union of South Afica 60009
LNER A4 Union of South Afica 60009 leaving the Peterborough NVR station on Saturday the 16th September 2017.
LNER A4 no. 60009 Union of South Africa at Orton Mere railway station on the 9th September 2017.
This Gala was held at The Nene Valley Railway over the weekend of the 16th and 17th of September 2017 with A4 Union of South Africa no. 60009 and Southern Battle of Britain no.34081 92 Squadron.
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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