Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Freight Loops at Peterborough station
Euro Cargo Rail class 66191 in the goods loops at Peterboroughon station in 2011 with the Plasmoor empties. These loops were next to Peterborough railway stations platform 5.
Euro Rail is a French railway operater, that is a Subsidary of DB Schenker, that used to be EWS. About 60 UK class 66s went over to France, and this was one of them. The EWS logo is still on the cab side at this end.
Close up of the Euro Cargo Rail logo on 66191
The cab of Class 66191
Close up of the Number panal of 66191
Note the numbers 9 and - 2 are in a white colour. This locomotive was a little bit dirty.
Freight Loops at Peterborough station 28th April 2011
GBRf class 66707 with the name Sir Sam Fay The Great Central Railway was in the goods loops at Peterboroughon station on 28th April 2011 . These loops were next to Peterborough railway stations platform 5. But now in 2014 platform 6 and 7 are now here.
Freightliner class 66565 in the goods loops also on the 28th of April 2011
Freight Loops at the station in 2012
Frieghtliner class 66541 and 66563 come into the goods loops at Peterborough with some of the offices for the Peterbough station rebuild in the background
DRS class 66416 into the goods loops on the 29th March 2012
These two goods loops or goods avoiding lines were signalled both ways and were used for crew changes and personal time breaks.
Trains could be here for a very short time or a long time, if waiting for a clear path between other trains or for a replacement driver.
Page updated 13/5/2020