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Platform 3 on the up fast
 
Class 91101 Flying Scotsman on sides
 
Class 91101 'Flying Scotsman' logos at the rear of a train to Kings Cross in platform 3, which on the up fast on the 12th March 2015.
 
The name 'Flying Scotsman' on this class 91 is for the train of that name, not the locomotive. To make the public even more confused this locomotive is used on any train and the DVT with the name 'Flying Scotsman' is often on other trains. Now the A3 steam Locomotive with the name Flying Scotsman is back on the main line, The public will get even more confused.
 
Virgin HST power car 43 320
 
Virgin HST power car 43 320 at the London end of platform 3 with a train to Kings Cross, which is now on the up fast on the 12th March 2015.
 
Virgin East Coast class 91127
 
Virgin East Coast class 91127 at the rear of a train to Kings Cross in platform 3.
 
This Virgin East Coast class 91127 is still in silver grey but the mark 4s are in Virgin colours like the ones in platform 4 to the right.
 
Virgin East Coast HST power car 43313
 
Virgin East Coast HST power car 43313 in the Virgin colours at the rear of a train to Kings Cross in platform 3 on the 26th of September 2015.
 
Virgin East Coast HST power car 43306
 
Virgin East Coast HST power car 43306 comes into platform 3 non-stop with a train to Kings Cross on the 26th of September 2015.
 
Virgin East Coast DVT 82223
 
Virgin East Coast DVT 82223 leaving platform 3 with a  train to Kings Cross on the 31st of October 2015.
 
Great Northern class 365533
 
Great Northern class 365533 with Max Appeal logos in platform 3.
 
DVT 82205  Flying Scotsman in Virgin colours
 
DVT 82205 has now 'Flying Scotsman' (The train not the locomotive) in Virgin colours. This Driving Van Trailer was on a train to Kings Cross in platform 3 on the 31st of October in 2015.
 
(Flying Scotsman is for the train of that name, not the steam locomotive, and this DVT and its set, is used on all storts of trains)
 
Platform 3 was, and still is, the up fast so trains are doing about 100 miles a hour, so keep well behind the yellow lines!
 
This Page is about the new platform 3.  This platform was part of the upgrade at Peterborough railway station. New lifts were added to this new platform. There was a small strip of waste land between the old platform 3 and the up fast line were a new platform face was built making it into an island platform  This new platform face is now platform number 3.
 
 
 
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