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Alial Road Road occupation crossing Whittlesea
on 14th January 2022
 
DB class 66200 at the Alial Road Road occupation crossing Whittlesea on 14th January 2022
 
DB class 66200 at the Alial Road Road occupation crossing Whittlesea on 14th January 2022
 
 GBRf class 66723 at Whittlesea station on 14th January 2022
 
GBRf class 66723 at Whittlesea station on 14th January 2022
 
 Photo from the Alial Road Road occupation crossing.
 
Greater Anglia Peterborough train at Whittlesea station on 14th January 2022
 
Greater Anglia Peterborough train at Whittlesea station on 14th January 2022
 
GBRf class 66723 Sarah on the 14th January 2022 at Whittlesea
 
GBRf class 66723 Sarah on the 14th January 2022 at Whittlesea
 
 LNER Azuma ECS on Friday the 14th January 2022 at Whittlesea
 
LNER Azuma ECS on Friday the 14th January 2022 at Whittlesea
 
Whittlesea station
 
Whittlesea station in 2021. The station has two platforms set about over 100ft apart. New wooden shelters and plant boxes have been added this year. Not all trains stop at this station.
 
There is a signal box which has signals and wooden level crossing gates that are worked by a gate person from a cabin near the station by hand.
 
The railway goes around Whittlesea with the station on the edge of the town and a fair walk from the centre of the town.
 
The Alial Road Road occupation crossing is just west of station with drivers opening the gates.There is red and green lights and a phone.
 
 
The Peterborough to March Railway line
 
The railway line between Peterborough and March  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 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 line then heads out across the fens towards March. At Turves a small hamlet or village were 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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