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'Winter Steam Gala February 2017'
34053 Sir Keith Park
34053 Sir Keith Park at the Peterborough NVR station on the 25th February 2017.
This rebuilt Battle of Britain Class no.34053 Sir Keith Park was from the Severn Valley Railway.
This Winter Steam Gala at The Nene Valley Railway at Peterborough was celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the final operation of steam hauled services on British Railways Southern Region with Battle of Britain Class No 34081 92 Squadron and 34053 Sir Keith Park on 25th & 26/2/2017,
34053 Sir Keith Park at the Orton Mere NVR station on Saturday the 25th February 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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