The Nene Valley Railway
MY NVR Home Page
Please check on the Nene Valley Railway own web site for when they are going start running again
There are over well over a 100 pages just on the NVR on MY site going back to the early days.
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
The Flying Scotsman returning to London ( A5Z54 08-30am Orton Mere to Southall WCR ) at Orton Mere NVR station on the 3rd of November 2017. The Flying Scotsman had been at the NVR for a short stay for repairs, after it had a hot main bearing during a Mainline steam trip between York and Peterborough on the 18th of October 2017.
British Railways Class 5 City of Peterborough no.73050 at the NVR's Peterborough station in 2005
This locomotive City of Peterborough is now in the workshops having its 10 year overhaul (from 2017.)
The Prototype High Speed Train (HST) power car 41001 and three Mark 3's in Wansford station on the 9th of April 2016 about to head for Yarwell at the rear of the train during the April 2016 Diesel Gala
Page updated 6/1/2020