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Platform 3 in 2016
 
East Midland trains HST power car 43044
 
East Midland trains HST power car 43044 on hire to Virgin East Coast at the rear of a London Kings Cross train in platform 3 on the 25th of Febuary 2016
 
Virgin East Coast HST power car 43274 'Sprit of Sunderland'
 
Virgin East Coast HST power car 43274 'Sprit of Sunderland' at the rear of a London Kings Cross train in platform 3
 
Virgin East Coast HST power car 43305
 
Virgin East Coast HST power car 43305 with a London Kings Cross train comes into platform 3 on the 4th of June 2016.
 
Virgin East Coast HST power car 43305
 
Virgin East Coast HST power car 43305  at the rear of a London Kings Cross train in platform 3 on the 28th of August 2016
 
East Midland trains HST power car 43083
 
East Midland trains HST power car 43083 on hire to Virgin East Coast at the rear of a London Kings Cross train in platform 3 on the 13th of Febuary 2016
 
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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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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