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Doncaster station in 2008

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A4 Sir Nigel Gresley though Doncaster station in 2008

 A4 60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" steams though Doncaster station in 2008 with the return train of a Cathedrals Express mainline steam  train heading for Kings Cross from York. 

A4 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley is a 4-6-2 steam locomotive which was designed by Sir Nigel Gresley. This A4 was named after him. It was built at the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Doncaster works which was called The Plant.  This was on the  down side of Doncaster station.

 
 
  EWS Class 60 071 with a three engine convoy

EWS Class 60 071 and another class 60 and a class 66024 at the rear with a three engine convoy though platform 3 at Doncaster station in 2008

 
First 185 144 at Doncaster
First 185 144 at Doncaster
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Sky 1 HD 91125 in 2014
East Coast class 91s in July 2014
GBRf class 66s in 2014 
Class 66s in 2014
More in July 2014 at Doncaster station
 A4 60007 & class 60007 in 2008
GNER trains & 153304 at Doncaster station 2007
 GNER HST & 312903 & two 08s in 2007
56118 & 86609 & 3301 & 221-122 & HST & 142225 & 153317 in 2003

The Doncaster Works Open Day in 2003

A3 4472 & GNRno1 & 63601 & 60533 8F 48151 at open day
A4 4468 and A4 60009 & Green Arrow 60800
47635 and 58001 & 59001 & D 2069

Doncaster in BR days

Deltics and HSTs

Doncaster Signal Boxes

Doncaster North
Doncaster South
Doncaster C
 
 
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Doncaster railway station is in South Yorkshire and it is 156 miles from London Kings Cross. Doncaster station is now (2013) managed by East Coast. Doncaster station is on of the ECML. Doncaster is one of the main railway stations on the ECML.

Doncaster station has eight platforms on two islands platforms. Platforms one three and four and eight are through platforms. Platforms six and seven are bays at the north of the station on the down side. Platform two and five are south-facing bays on the up side.

There is a good mixture of train operators who now run thier services to from and though Doncaster station. East Coast now( 2013) runs the main ECML trains replacing NXEC and GNER be for them . First Hull Trains also run there trains though Hull to London. Cross Country and Northern Rail trains together with First TransPennine Express and East Midlands Trains also use this station.

The Plant

Doncaster's Great Northern Railway railway works was called The Plant. It was established by the Great Northern Railway in 1853. This railway works is (or what is left of it now ) next to the station on the west or down side of the station. LNER A3s and A4s were just two of the many classes of steam engines that came out of these works.

 
 
 
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Page updated 31/3/2015

 

 

2014

Sky 1 HD 91125

East Coast class 91s in July 2014

GBRf class 66s in 2014

Class 66s in 2014

More in July 2014 at Doncaster station

2008

A4 60007  &  class 60007 & 185144 

 2007

GNER trains & 153304

GNER HST & 312903 & two 08s

2003 

56118 & 86609 & GNER 3301 & 221-122 & GNER HST & 142225 & 153317

Doncaster Works Open day 2003

A3 4472 & GNR no1 & 63601 & 60533 & 8F 48151

A4 4468 and A4 60009

47635 and 58001 & 59001 & D 2069

Doncaster BR

Deltics and HSTs

Doncaster signal boxes

Doncaster North

Doncaster South

Doncaster C

List of the Signal Boxes on this site