Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Peterborough to March
Whittlesea Station 23rd March 2022
GBRf class 66716 at Whitlesea station on the 23rd March 2022
Whitlesea station on the 23rd March 2022
Four GBRf class 66s at Whitlesea station on the 23rd March 2022
These four 66s with 66776 leading and 66792 at the rear
were from Whitemoor to the GBRF depot at Peterborough.
GBRf class 66753 at Whitlesea station on the 23rd March 2022
DC Rail class 60 029 light engine at Whitlesea station on the 23rd March 2022
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 Peterborough to March Railway line
The railway line between Peterborough
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
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.
Page uploaded 31/3/2023
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