Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Peterborough to March
Whittlesea July 2008
Central Trains class158863 in Alphaline livery in July 2008 just to west of Whittlesea station.
The 'Alphaline livery' was put on some of Central's express services but these later became Central Trains 'City link' in Central Trains green. But not all of units got repainted and with units transferred from other operators, we ended up with all sorts of colours.
A4 Union of South Africa 'The Scarborough Flyer'
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 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 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 7/5/2020
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