Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Peterborough to March
GBRf class 66730 on the 8th of Febuary in 2011 at Whittlesea
GBRf class 66732 with the name 'GBRF The First Decade 1999 2009 John Smith-MD' light engine at Whittlesea in 2011.
GBRf class 66702 on the 8th of Febuary in 2011 at Whittlesea
DB Schenker Rail class 66011 about to cross the Ramsey road level crossing at Whittlesea heading for Ely in 2011.
DB Schenker Rail class 66137 is about to cross the Ramsey road level crossing at Whittlesea. the class 66 is heading for Peterborough in 2011, with the 'Self Discharging Train' of hopper wagons'.
Whittlesea 19th April 2011
DRS class 57009 and a National Express East Anglia DVT no.82112 at Whittlesea on the 19th of April 2011. This would be heading for Norwich. It may have been for a repair at Doncaster(?)
GBRf class 66729 with the name "Derby County" at Whittlesea on the 19th of April 2011
DB Schenker Rail class 66025 at Whittlesea heading to Peterborough in 2011. Whittlesea station and signal box can just be made out at the rear of this train. There was another class 66 at the rear of this train from Whitemoor.(below)
DB Class 66082 was at the rear of the train above
Photos on this page were taken from the road next to the level crossing below.
The level crossing just to the west of the main level crossing at Whittlesea in 2011.
The signal goes up here befor the the level crossing light turns red, which is a little off putting.
photo of the other side of this crossing in 2007
The Peterborough to March Railway line
The railway line between Peterborough
runs from Peterborough railway station and across the River Nene and then 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 then 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 large 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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