Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Werrington in 2015
This part of The East Coast Main Line at Werrington is just to the north of Peterborough but still now part of Peterborough.
This page is at the footbrige across the ECML near to the Peterborough Post Office sorting office. The line to Stamford runs a long side the ECML here. Werrington junction were the the Line to Spalding and Sleaford leaves the ECML is just to north of this footbridge.
GBRf class 66710 "Phill Packer" on a up freight at Werrington on the 14th of April 2015
Class 66188 on a down freight at Werrington on the 14th of April 2015
GBRf Class 66740 on the up Stamford line on the 14th of April 2015.
This down line (on left) to Stamford is wired from Peterborough to Helpston crossing, and acts as the ECML down slow be for it re-joins the ECML at Helpston level crossing.
Freightliner class 66414 on a up freight at Werrington on the 14th of April 2015
A lot of the freight north of Peterborough is from 2015 going to use the Great Northern loop by way of Spalding and the now reopened Sleaford avoiding line to Lincoln and Doncaster. This line has been upgraded with all the old signal boxes removed or closed and old level crossings upgraded .
Virgin East Coast HST 43299 on the down fast at Werrington on the 14-4-2015
Virgin East Coast DVT 82208 on the up fast at Werrington on the 14-4-2015
East Midlands trains HST with power car 43064 on the down fast at Werrington on the 14th April 2015 .This high Speed Train set was on Hire to East Coast.
Virgin East Coast class 91106 on the down slow (Stamford line) on the 14th of April 2015.
The down line to Stamford is wired from Peterborough to Helpston crossing, and acts as the ECML down slow be for it re-joins the ECML at Helpston level crossing.
Werrington Junction is were the Line to Spalding and Sleaford leaves the ECML.
A lot of the freight north of Peterborough to and from Docaster now in 2018 uses the Great Northern loop by way of Spalding to Lincoln and Doncaster and not the ECML. The Sleaford avoiding line has now been reopened.The GNR Loop line line has been upgraded with all the old signal boxes removed or closed and old gated level crossings upgraded. Lincoln Signal Center is controling the line till the York Signal center takes over control.
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 were the footbidge on the Stamford line is on this page, to the Spalding line (GNR Loop) not far from were the class 153 is below .
East Midland Trains Class 153326 on a Linclon Train on the 8th of April on the Splalding line at Werrington.
Page updated 10/1/2019