Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Peterborough to March Railway
Whittlesea 23rd March 2010
GBRf class 66716 is heading for Ely with a freighliner on the 23rd of March 2010 at Ramsey road level crossing at Whittlesea
National Express East Anglia class 170 201 on the 23rd March 2010
East Midland Trains class 158 858 at Whittlesea heading for Peterborough.
Cross Country class 170 114 at Whittlesea in 2010
The Peterborough to March Railway line
The railway line between Peterborough
runs from Peterborough railway station and then across the River Nene and under the ECML, past the site of Peterborough East station
. 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
here still open in 2016.
The railway line heads out across the fens towards March. At Turves which is a small hamlet or village were there is a signal box called Three Horse Shoes
which is still open in 2016.
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.
March has it own pages and to see pages on this line in March
Page updated 8/5/2020
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