Between Turves and March in 2009
Freightliner class 66553 between Turves and March light engine in 2009
Level crossing on a small road near March
Turves to March in 2007
Class 60082 still in EWS colours in 2007 between Turves and March with a train heading to Peterborough.
Class 170 398 at the same spot in 2007 between Turves and March with a train heading for Peterborough.
The Level crossing between Turves and March in 2007, from were I took these photos on this page from.
Central Trains class 153326 in 2007 between Turves and March with a train heading towards Ely. This class 153 is still in its blue and grey colours of Regional Railways, with only a Central Trains logo added
Central Trains class 158785 near March heading for Peterborough in 2007
Cross Country class 170 6373 in 2007 between Turves and March on a Birmingham train
Between Turves and March in 2006
Freightliner class 66618 in 2006 between Turves and March with a train heading for Peterborough
Central Trains class 158783 in 2006 between Turves and March with a train heading for Peterborough.
Between Turves and March The surrounding fields here are flat and very large. We are in the fens and the land is often below sea level or only about foot above it. Years ago this fen land was often under water, be for the land was drained. You can see for miles.
Turves is about three miles from Whittlesea and is but a very small village (Hamlet) with just a few houses miles from anywhere. There are about five level crossings at Turves all now with automatic lifting barriers here. The March road crossings the railway line about four times in about two miles
The Peterborough to March Railway line
Peterborough East was the main Great Eastern Railway Peterborough station for this line. This station was closed and all services transferred to the Great Northern Peterborough North station, now called just plain Peterborough.
The railway line heads out of Peterborough to Kings Dyke were there are brick works. There is a signal box at Kings Dyke
on the main Peterborough Whittlesea road. The first and only station is at Whittlesea which is still open. There is a signal box called Whittlesea
The railway station at March
is still open and there is a Network Rail Infrastructure Yard on the site of the old Marshalling Yard at Whitemoor.
Page updated 8/5/2020
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