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Whittlesea 21st March 2009

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LMS Class 7P 4-6-0 no 46115 Scots Guardsman at  Whittlesea
 
LMS Class 7P 4-6-0 no 46115 Scots Guardsman
 
On Saturday 21 March 2009 LMS Class 7P 4-6-0 no 46115 Scots Guardsman is just to west of Whittlesea station and is just about to cross the Ramsey road level crossing heading for Peterborough.
 
This was a Private Charter from Kings Lynn to Melton Mowbray, that no one was supposed to know about. But there were lots of people out on the lineside taking photos.
 
Three GBRf class 66s with 66712 at the rear heading for Peterborough
 
Three GBRf class 66s with 66712 at the rear heading for Peterborough
 

 Whittlesea in 2009

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The Peterborough to March Railway line
 
The railway line between Peterborough and March runs from Peterborough railway station and then across the River Nene past the NVR 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.
 
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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