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Whittlesea
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Whittlesea station in 2020
Diversions by Cambridge and Ely on 11th January 2020
 
Greater Anglia Class 755
 
Greater Anglia Class 755 Ipswich to Peterborough train at Whittlesea station on Saturday the 11th of January in 2020
 
The Class 755 is a class of bi-mode multiple unit train that was built by Stadler Rail for Greater Anglia. These trains only entered service with Greater Anglia on 29 July 2019 .These new trains have replaced the class 170s that were used  on this service for most of time in the last few years
 
Whittlesea station
 
Whittlesea station is today (2020) Managed by Greater Anglia. The station has two open platforms . Not all trains stop at this station.
 
The railway goes around Whittlesea with the station on the edge and a fair walk from the centre of the town.
 
Greater Anglia Class 755 Peterborough to Ipswich train at Whittlesea station
 
 The same unit on the return Greater Anglia Class 755 Peterborough to Ipswich train at Whittlesea station on Saturday the 11th of January in 2020
 
Note the working signals that are still in use At Whittlesea station in January 2020.
 
GBRf at Whittlesea station on Saturday the 11th of January in 2020
 
GBRf at Whittlesea station on Saturday the 11th of January in 2020
 
 LNER Azuma at Ramsey Road crossing at Whittlesea
 
 LNER Azuma at Ramsey Road crossing at Whittlesea on Saturday the 11th of January in 2020
 
LNER Azuma 800113 at Ramsey Road crossing at Whittlesea
 
 LNER Azuma 800113 at Ramsey Road crossing at Whittlesea on a Kings Cross train by way of Cambridge on Saturday the 11th of January in 2020
 
 
Colas Rail class 37 099 on a Network Rail measure train
 
Colas Rail class 37 099 on a Network Rail measure train at Ramsey Road crossing at Whittlesea on Saturday the 11th of January in 2020
 
11th of January in 2020
 
Freightliner class 66538 at Ramsey Road 11th of January in 2020
 
DB class 67 015 and LNER class 91132
 
DB class 67 015 was 'dragging' LNER class 91132 and it set of mark 4s and DVT with passengers at Ramsey Road 11th of January in 2020
 
 
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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