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Platform 3 in 2014 ( page 1 of 3 )
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This Page is about the platform 3 in 2014 at Peterborough railway station
Platform 3 on the up fast
East Coast class 91127 at the rear of a train to Kings Cross in the new platform 3, which on the up fast on the 21st February 2014.
This Page is about the new platform 3. This platform is part of the upgrade at Peterborough railway station. New lifts have been 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.
A East Coast train is slowing to stop in the new platform 3 at Peterborough railway station on the 21st of Febuary in 2014. This photo taken from the south end of platform 4.
A class 180 not stopping at Peterborough comes though platform 3 slowly on what is still the up fast.
With men still working on the track around the station this class 180 was not flat out. I do not know what speed they will do when the station is done. The up fast was 111mph.
Work was under way at Peterborough on the 4th of September 2013 on the new platform 3 and also on the old platform 3 (now with the new number of of platform 2).
There are now in 2014 new lifts (not befor time) and new stairs from the old footbridge onto this what is now a new island platform.
On Tuesday 13th December 2011 Network Rail had announced a 43 million pound upgrade of Peterborough railway station starting in April 2012 and was to be completed by December 2013. This included new lifts to each platform.
This is how it looked be for the work started on making the new platform 3
There was only a strip of waste land between the old platform 3 and the up fast line were weeds grew. A new platform face has now been built along the up face making a island platform were new waiting rooms have been built.
Some railway photograthers wait on the old platform 3 waiting for steam at Peterborough with class 66020 in the background. The space for the new platform is yet to be built at the north end of platform 3 with the fast lines in the fourground.
Page updated 27/2/2018
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