Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Platform 2 2018 (1)
Platform 2 in 2018 Page 1
Great Northern class 365538 in platform 2 at Peterborough on the 16th of January 2018
Great Northern class 387 111 in platform 2 at Peterborough in 2018
This Great Northern class 387 111 has only been cleaned on its sides and the ends look like they are in need of a clean
Thameslink class 700052 in platform 2 on the 28th of February 2018.
This service was the Thameslink 13:17pm Peterborough to Horsham. This is one of the new Thameslink services and is why the station platforms were changed around.
Thameslink class 700052 in platform 2 on the 28th of February 2018 after the platform had been cleared of most of the snow.
Thameslink class 700057 in platform 2 on the 19th of April 2018
This was the start of these new services which were going to go all pear shape, when the new time table started in May.
Great Northern class 387 118 in platform 2 at Peterborough on the 23rd of June 2018
LNER takes over from VIRGIN EAST COAST
On Sunday the 24th June 2018 The Virgin East Coast franchise operated by the private companies Virgin and Stagecoach branded as Virgin Trains East Coast (VTEC) ended
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) took over on Sunday 24th of June 2018. The East Coast franchise has been temporarily renationalised and will be run by the Department for Transport as London North Eastern Railway and branded as LNER.
The old Platform 3 at Peterborough station has now been renumbered as platform 2. Some more platform was added at the southern end.
This new platform 2 can now be used for the new 12 coach Great Northern servies to South London and Gatwick Airport as well as up LNER trains to London Kings Cross. Some down trains can also use this platform as well as the Lincoln East Midland Trains units at the north end of the platform.