London to Peterborough (Great Northern Railway)






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

90037 at London Kings Cross at the head of UK Railtours excursion to Carlisle, via the Settle & Carlisle Line, returning via the Tyne Valley Line, on ...
David Bosher 03/10/2015
Another UK Railtours excursion bites the dust as 66002, with 67021 at the rear, comes to rest in the Cathedral of trains that is London King's Cross ...
David Bosher 11/05/2019
Kings Cross, 30th May 2017, and about to board the 1400hrs HST to Aberdeen, with its supremely comfortable and roomy Mk3 carriages. A DVT, on the tail ...
Alan Cormack 30/05/2017
66002 bringing the empty stock for UK Railtours excursion to Locomotion at Shildon and Stanhope on the Weardale Railway into King's Cross at just ...
David Bosher 11/05/2019


A chance in how many million of ending with a shot of two crossing Eurostar sets in the right place together on the approach to St. Pancras when only ...
David Pesterfield 09/08/2013



Brand new 717 006 just departed from Finsbury Park station in north London and heading north along the ECML, on the pleasantly sunny and mild ...
David Bosher 28/03/2019
47703 at the head of a Kings Cross to Manchester charter. ...
Michael Gibb 18/11/2006
47709 at the rear of a Kings Cross to Manchester charter. ...
Michael Gibb 18/11/2006
Only another two miles to go. The up 'Highland Chieftain' HST runs south through the rainsoaked platforms of Finsbury Park station on 23 July ...
John Furnevel 23/07/2005

The remaining side of the northbound island platform at Harringay station, looking south towards King's Cross, on 18th April 2019. The single track ...
David Bosher 18/04/2019
Taken with a zoom lens, two soon to be withdrawn EMUs (313053 with 313056) to Moorgate are approaching Harringay station under a patchwork quilt of ...
David Bosher 02/02/2019


UK Railtours' excursion to the Midland Railway Centre started at London Victoria and made its somewhat unusual way to the ECML at Harringay via the ...
David Bosher 04/05/2019
Brand new 717007, from Moorgate to Welwyn Garden City, arriving at Alexandra Palace station, on 18th April 2019. This station was known as Wood ...
David Bosher 18/04/2019
313122, with 313042, heading for Moorgate departing from the new (2013) platform at Alexandra Palace station on 2nd February 2019. This is not to be ...
David Bosher 02/02/2019
Exterior of Alexandra Palace station in north London, on the GNR main line to and from London King's Cross, on 21st December 2009. This is not to ...
David Bosher 21/12/2009


Interior view of brand new 717 007 while calling at Oakleigh Park station, with an off peak service from Moorgate to Welwyn Garden City, on 18th April ...
David Bosher 18/04/2019
Oakleigh Park station, seen from brand new 717 007 from Moorgate to Welwyn Garden City arriving on 18th April 2019. This station was another ...
David Bosher 18/04/2019

This station opened with the line on 7th August 1850 as Barnet and was renamed New Barnet on 1st May 1884.
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Operational gas lamp on the old up platform at Sandy in 1982. ...
Ian Dinmore //1982
Flowers are a bit labour intensive these days, but white bricks came in handy at Sandy. The EMU rushing past in the foreground is London-bound. ...
Ken Strachan 22/01/2010
Domed gas light still in use on the platform at Sandy on the ECML in 1977. ...
Ian Dinmore //1977
The old signal box at Sandy, Bedfordshire, on the ECML, photographed in the summer of 1974. ...
Ian Dinmore /06/1974




The 4-lane A14 road bridge over the ECML at Huntingdon has a triumphal air - despite the massive steel girder reinforcements beneath - especially as ...
Ken Strachan 28/12/2009





One sunny day, 66777 'Annette', 66778 'Darius Cheskin', and 66745 'Modern Railways (etc.)' got a bit bored with New England yard, and decided to go to ...
Ken Strachan 03/08/2018
Looking North along the recently opened platform 6 [see image 53517]. Notice the dual footbridges - North and South. The concept here is very similar ...
Ken Strachan 05/12/2015
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a man in possession of a half decent camera should be recording the timeless good looks of HSTs at speed, ...
Ken Strachan 03/08/2018
Platforms 6 and 7 at Peterborough are now operational. This view south from a Stansted train should be compared with my earlier view from platform 5 ...
Ken Strachan 05/12/2015