Railways around Peterborough and The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
 Peterborough to March
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A4 Union of South Africa 'The Scarborough Flyer'
A4 Union of South Africa in July 2008
A4 Union of South Africa in July 2008 just to west of Whittlesea station.
Union of South Africa was on "The Scarborough Flyer" which ran on Saturday 12th of July 2008 was from Norwich to Scarborough. It was booked at 9.08am at Whittlesea
A4 60009 Union of South Africais is a 4-6-2 steam locomotive which was designed by Sir Nigel Gresley and built at the Doncaster works of the London and North Eastern Railway.
The Peterborough to March Railway line
The Peterborough to March railway line 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 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 Whittleseahere.
The railway line heads out across the fens to March. At Turves a small hamlet or village there is a signal box called Three Horse Shoes.
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.
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