Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Peterborough to March
Turves to March
Between Turves and March in 2021
Freightliner class 66564 between Turves and March on the 31st March 2021
Two GBRF class 66s with rather dirty class 66767 leading between Turves and March on the 31st March 2021
GBRF class 66714 between Turves and March on 23rd June 2021
GBRF class 66714 between Turves and March on 23 June 2021
2021 has seen this containers trains with many of containers wagons empty. Wagons that have Containers placed near the back of the train.
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 uploaded 26/7/2021
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