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This Page is about the re-numbered platform 2 in 2018 at Peterborough railway station now platfom 1.
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Thameslink class 700052  At Peterborough 

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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
Thameslink class 700052 in platform 2 on the 28th of February 2018
The old Platform 3 at Peterborough station has been  renumbered as platform 2. 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 and this one 2.
The new platform 1 and 2  will be then used for the new 12 coach Thamslink servies to South London  and Gatwick Airport
Platform two is also used for great Northern and Virgin services to London Kings Cross and down services some times as welll.
This Page is about the new (re-numbered) Platform 2 which is part of this upgrade at Peterborough railway station.

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Some of the platforms numbers changed in 2014
At long last Peterborough railway station 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 be for it was all done)
This work has now increased the numer of platforms to 7 and includes new lifts to each platform. There were no lifts to any platform at Peterborough be for.
      The New Layout at Peterborough station 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.
Map of the old layout at Peterborough on the left and the the New layout  on the right.     Yellow for new Platforms
Page uploaded 6/3/2018


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