Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Werrington in 2014
This part of The East Coast Main Line at Werrington is just to the north of Peterborough and there were water troughs here in steam days. The line to Stamford runs a long side the East Coast Main Line (ECML) here.
The house in this photo has been removed and a house built behind it not so near the railway.
The level crossing here on Hurn Road between Marholm and Werrington was closed and replaced by a very tall footbridge from which I took these photos from.
East Coast HST on a down train at Werrington on the 2nd April 2014
DB class 66039 on the down stamford line on the 2nd of April 2014.
This down line to Stamford is wired from Peterborough to Helpston crossing, and is also acts as the ECML down slow befor re-joining the ECML at Helpston.
At Werrington Junction the Line to Spalding and Sleaford leaves the ECML.
In June 2014 Network Rail announced that they were considering whether to build a flyover or a under pass, under the East Coast Main Line at Werrington Junction.
Network Rail has said in 2018 that it is to build a dive under called 'The Werrington Grade Separation' from the Stamford line under the ECML to the Spalding line(GNR loop).
East Midlands Trains class 153326 and a two car class 156 408 on the line to Spalding (Great Northern Loop to Doncaster) with a Lincoln train that is just about to go under the Werrington Parkway road bridge.
THE LINDUM FAYRE on Saturday 6 December 2014 with LNER A4 Class 4-6-2 no 60009 Union of South Africa from London Kings Cross to Lincoln on the Spalding line at Werrington.
There was a level crossing were I am taking the photo from. The road crossing was closed and replaced by a foot crossing. This has now been replaced by a very large footbridge here with both ramps and steps.
The Great Northern Loop line to Spalding and to Lincoln and Doncaster is now used by freight after being done up with all the signal boxes replaced by a signal center at Lincoln.
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