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This Page is about the re-numbered platform 2 at Peterborough railway station now platfom 1
 
Platform 1
 
A East Coast  train uses what is now platform 1 at Peterborough on the 21st of February 2014
 
An East Coast  train uses what is now platform 1 at Peterborough on the 21st of February 2014
 
On the day I went to Peterborough station most East Coast up trains were using the new platform 3. The lights at this end of platform 1were still not in use and temporary lights which were on all the day were powered from a generator van.
 
The old Platform 2 at Peterborough station has been  renumbered as platform 1. The old Platform 1 was the up bay platform  and its track has been removed, so as they could renumber the old platform 2,
platform 1.
The new platform 1 will be then used for the new 12 coach Great Northern servies to South London and Gatwick Airport when ever they start as well as the up trains to London Kings Cross.
 
East MidlandsTrains class 153 384 in platform 1b at Peterborough on 21st  February 2014
 
East Midlands Trains class 153 384 in what is now platform 1b at the north end of the renumbered platform.
 
First Capital Connect  class 365533
 
First Capital Connect  class 365533 in platform 1 at Peterborough station on the 21st February 2014.
 
This Page is about the re-numbered Platform 1 which is to be part of this upgrade at Peterborough railway station.
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Peterborough station upgrade
 
At long last Peterborough railway staion has some, New platforms. These were needed for when it all goes pear shape, there are just not enough platforms to go round. Even with all going well trains often had to wait for a platform on the river Nene railway bridge.
 
On Tuesday 13th December 2011 Network Rail announced a 43 million pound upgrade of Peterborough railway station starting in April 2012 and to be completed by December 2013. ( There was still ongoing work  in Feruary 214 and it was to be April 2014 befor it was all done)
 
This work has now increased the number of platforms to 7 and includes new lifts to each platform. There were no lifts to any platform at Peterborough be for.
 
Map of the old layout at Peterborough on the left and the the New layout  on the right.     Yellow for new Platforms
 
The New Layout at Peterborough station in 2014 has seen: The old bay (platform1) removed. Platform 2 renumber as platform 1 and made longer. Platform 3 renumbered as platform 2 and also made longer. The all New Platform 3 is next to the up fast line, built on waste land. Platform 4 and 5 remain as they were, but hve been made a little longer. Platform 6 and 7 are an all new Island platform.  A new goods avioding line has also been built along side platform 7.
 
Most platforms are signaled both ways with new signals on some platforms.
 
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