Peterborough Fast Lines
First GBRF class 66730 and First GBRf class 66728 and class 66405
These three class 66s were on the down fast though Peterborough station on 16th April 2010.
First GBRf class 66728 with the name "Institution of Railway Operators2 was in the middle of these three class 66s on the down fast at Peterborough station on 16th August 2010
Class 66405 was at the rear of these three class 66s on the down fast at Peterborough station on 16th August 2010
This ex DRS class 66405 is now GBRF 66737 and has now (2011) been repainted with the new GBRf colours with 'GB Railfreight Port Of Europorte' on its front and its cab sides with small and large numbers on the sides.
East Coast class 91117 was stopped on the up fast line on 25th Nov 2010.
Note the lamp on the rear of this train, the train cannot have any power. This train was here for a long time, has it had all gone pear shaped south of Peterborough, and all trains from the north were being stopped at Peterborough, and then returning north with buses being used south of Peterborough for the passengers. Note thant its pantograph, that it uses to pick up its power is not raised.
The other end of the same failed East Coast Train with class 67021 at the signal on up fast waiting to take it south when the line was back in use.
Grand Central trains on the down fast
Grand Central trains do not stop in Peterborough station to pick up or set down passengers. Some times there trains get stopped at the signals on the fast lines in the middle of the station to let out other trains out, if Grand Central are running ahead of time.
Grand Central class 180 Adelante on the 5th March 2011, on the up fast at Peterborough station
Grand Central 180 on the 5th March 2011 on the up fast at Peterborough station.
Grand Central is an open acess operater with trains from Kings Cross to Sunderland and from May 2010 also from on Bradford Interchange to Kings Cross. It did use HSTs as well at this time as well as these class 180 Adelantes.
Grand Central HST 43067 on 5th March 2011 on the up fast at Peterborough.
Grand Central HSTs power cars that have had a MTU engines fitted by Brush at Loughborough have also been repainted, along with the mark three coaches, with an orange stripe to match Grand Central's Class 180s. A number 4 or is it 400, has be aded to the power cars number, to denote that the old Valenta engines have been removed. So 43467 above was 43067. The Grand Central HSTs and the Mark threes coaches have buffers fitted, which makes them the only HST sets to have used them in normal service.
Grand Central HST power car now with the number 43465 at the north end of the same train above on 5th March 2011 This power car was 43065 be for the old Valenta engines were removed and replaced with a MTU engine.
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