Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Peterborough to March
Whittlesea in 2006
One class 170208 at Whittlesea in 2006
After 1st April 2004 Anglia Railways franchise was transferred to London Eastern Railway Ltd, which is a subsidiary of the National Express Group. It was branded as 'ONE' from 1st April 2004 to 26th February 2008. Then they rebranded it National Express East Anglia.
Central Train class 170518 at Whittlesea in 2006
Central Trains franchise ran from 2nd March 1997 to 11th November 2007.This Green with yellow doors was the main colour for Central's Trains City Link services but due to transfers and stock movements, it ended with quite a mixture of colours, somes times even on the same train.
One class 170201 in 2006 round the curve near the Ramsey Road crossing at Whittlesea heading for Peterborough.
First GBRf class 66708 light engine from Peterborough heading for Whitemoor at March.
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 still 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 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 website click March
Page updated 7/5/2020
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