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This Page is about the re-numbered platform 3 at Peterborough railway station now platfom 2.

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 Great Northern Class 365503

Great Northern Class 365503 in platform 2 at Peterborough on the12th February in  2015
Platform 2 has been made longer and the new part is to the left of the EMU were I am standing to take the photo above. New lights were also added.
Govia Thameslink Railway had replaced in September 2014 First Capital Connect as the train operator for both the Thameslink routes from Bedford, and also the Great Northern routes from Peterborough to Kings Crosss, as well as Kings Lynn and Cambridge to Kings Cross lines. The trains from Peterborough have Great Northern logos on them. 365503 is still in the old colours but with Great Northern Logos.
Great Northern Class 365503 at Peterborough
Great Northern Class 365503 in white comes into platform 2 at Peterborough under Crecent Bridge on the 12th February in 2015.
Platform 1 on the left (the old Platform 2) has been made longer and goes right under the bridge now, and over were the track for the bay platform was.
This Page is about the re-numbered Platform 3 which is now called platform 2. This platform has been made longer at the south end and now has lifts and new waiting rooms and is now part of a new island platform with  a new platform 3 on the up fast line
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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 updated 27/2/2018

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