Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
'Doncaster Station in 2007'
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A GNER train to Kings Cross comes into platform 1 at Doncaster station in 2007 with the DVT at the London end as normal, and a class 91 at the rear of the train.
GNER class 91 comes slowly into Doncaster station in 2007 on a down train.
Class 185 118 in Doncaster station in 2007
These Class 185 First TransPennine Express diesel multiple-units were built by Siemens in Germany.
Northern class 153 304 at Doncaster station in 2007
Class 47528 at Doncaster in 2007. This was the last Brush Type 4 to be built at Crewe and had the name Queens Own Mercian Yeomanry. It was in the yard at Doncaster near to the station. This class 47 was to be cut up in 2008 at Ron Hull Jr in Rotherham.
Doncaster Railway station
Doncaster railway station is in South Yorkshire and it is 156 miles from London Kings Cross. Doncaster station is now (2019) managed by LNER. Doncaster station is on of the East Coast Main Line (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. It now has another (new) platform with the number 0 on the up side at the norther end.
There is a good mixture of train operators who now run thier services to from and though Doncaster station. LNER now( 2019) runs the main ECML trains replacing Virgin East Coast East Coast and 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
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.
Doncater pages in 2007
Page updated 19/8/2019