Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Down fast 2015
Peterborough Down Fast line February 2015
Virgin East Coast class 91121 on the down fast on 26th September 2015.
This Page is about the Down Fast . Un like the up fast, along side which a new platform face was built ,which is now platform number 3.The Down fast line has remained as it was just a fast line.
The Down Fast
This down fast line line was put in late 1960s early 70s so trains could do 111mph instead of the 20mph at Peterborough. All Grand Central and Hull trains use the fast lines but do not stop to pick up passengers. East Coast then Virgin now LNER, trains not stopping at Peterborough also these lines.
East Coast Class 91120 on the down fast coming under the Crecent Bridge road bridge.
Work was still under way tidying up the station on the 12th of March 2015.
Virgin East Coast HST 43316 on the down fast 12th March 2015
Class 180 on the down fast on 26th September 2015