Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Peterborough to March
|Easterea and Coates
Between Whittlesea and Turves in 2012
Freightliner class 66571 near Coates which is between Whittlesea and Turves on the 10th of August 2012.Coates and Eastre area small villages very close to the town of Whittlesea.
There is a fair amout of freight on this line with a lot of Intermodal container trains from and to the Port of Felixstowe. There is also aggregates for construction,and to the Network Rail Depot at March.
Photos on this page were taken near to the Wype road, a small B road.
This GB Railfreight class 66740 was still in the green of its former owner Freightliner, but with no logos, of its old or new owner. the class 66 is between Whittlesea and Turves heading for Peterborough on the 10th of August 2012
East Midlands Trains class 158854 also heading for Peterborough.
Cross Country class 170637 heading for Peterborough
Greater Anglia class 170206 heading for Peterborough
The Peterborough to March Railway line
The railway line between Peterborough
runs from Peterborough railway station and across the River Nene and then under the ECML, past the site of Peterborough East station
. Peterborough East was the main Great Eastern Railway Peterborough station for this line. This station was closed and all services transferred to the Great Northern Peterborough North station, now called just plain Peterborough.
The railway line then heads out of Peterborough to Kings Dyke were there are still brick works. There is a signal box at Kings Dyke
on the main Peterborough Whittlesea road. The first and only station is at Whittlesea which is still open. There is a signal box called Whittlesea
The railway station at March
is still open and there is a Network Rail Infrastructure Yard on the site of the old Marshalling Yard at Whitemoor.
Page updated 31/3/2023