Peterborough, Ely and Cambridge (Eastern Counties Railway)






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Newport to Cambridge









An afternoon Kings Lynn - London Liverpool Street train runs south through Great Chesterford station, Essex, in May 1977. ...
Ian Dinmore 26/05/1977
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Comparing this recent picture to four years ago see image 26247, it is clear that a great deal of remedial brickwork has been carried out on this ...
Ken Strachan 08/06/2013
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Greater Anglia Bimode No.417 at Cambridge on 21st September 2019. ...
John Yellowlees 21/09/2019
The Old Ticket Office pub in Cambridge - it used to do what it says on the tin. The hotel just visible on the left is built on the former entrance to ...
Ken Strachan 14/09/2019
What a lovely day to go to Stansted. 170 .105 approaches the island platform on 1st October 2015. see image 7242 for a return working ...
Ken Strachan 01/10/2015
Brand new Greater Anglia unit 755406 stabled outside the Traincare Depot in Cambridge on 8th June 2019. ...
Duncan Ross 08/06/2019
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Cambridge to Ely

Greater Anglia Bimode No.417 at Cambridge on 21st September 2019. ...
John Yellowlees 21/09/2019
The Old Ticket Office pub in Cambridge - it used to do what it says on the tin. The hotel just visible on the left is built on the former entrance to ...
Ken Strachan 14/09/2019
What a lovely day to go to Stansted. 170 .105 approaches the island platform on 1st October 2015. see image 7242 for a return working ...
Ken Strachan 01/10/2015
Brand new Greater Anglia unit 755406 stabled outside the Traincare Depot in Cambridge on 8th June 2019. ...
Duncan Ross 08/06/2019
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Platform Scene at Barnwell Junction, in the northern suburbs of Cambridge, in 1978, some 16 years after closure to passengers. ...
Ian Dinmore //1978
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The new station at Cambridge North under construction. ...
John Yellowlees 18/09/2016
Train 6036 from Whitemoor to West Hampstead Thameslink whizzes through Cambridge North behind 66733 on 17 August 2019. The building taking shape on ...
Ken Strachan 17/08/2019
The station under construction at Cambridge North viewed from a passing train. Possibly twinned with Edinburgh Gateway. ...
John Yellowlees 18/09/2016
Platform view at Cambridge North on 10 July 2017, approximately 7 weeks after opening. This photograph is probably deceptive - there may be few trains ...
Ken Strachan 10/07/2017
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I'm sorry, you can't catch a train today, it's all buses. But the good news is, we've painted the lamp posts. View looks South towards Cambridge. See ...
Ken Strachan 09/10/2016
Platform scene at Waterbeach, on the north eastern outskirts of Cambridge. View north east towards Ely in 1978. ...
Ian Dinmore //1978
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Withdrawn class 126 stock, with SC79164 nearest the camera, languishing in the sidings at Ely Dock Junction in February 1983. The units are awaiting ...
Ian Dinmore 12/02/1983
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158813, from Norwich to Manchester Piccadilly, departing from Ely where it reversed, on the evening of Thursday, 17th October 2019. ...
David Bosher 17/10/2019
387126, with a Cambridge to King's Lynn service, calling at Ely seen from the rear on 17th October 2019. Passengers who had travelled on the ex-10.42 ...
David Bosher 17/10/2019
A busy afternoon in the car park at Ely station on 04 July 2012 as passengers from a railtour to the cathedral city gather before their return ...
John McIntyre 04/07/2012
First Capital Connect service to Kings Lynn departs from Ely on 04 July 2012. Will this unit find itself on the Edinburgh-Glasgow route in 2018? ...
John McIntyre 04/07/2012
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Ely to Brandon

158813, from Norwich to Manchester Piccadilly, departing from Ely where it reversed, on the evening of Thursday, 17th October 2019. ...
David Bosher 17/10/2019
387126, with a Cambridge to King's Lynn service, calling at Ely seen from the rear on 17th October 2019. Passengers who had travelled on the ex-10.42 ...
David Bosher 17/10/2019
A busy afternoon in the car park at Ely station on 04 July 2012 as passengers from a railtour to the cathedral city gather before their return ...
John McIntyre 04/07/2012
First Capital Connect service to Kings Lynn departs from Ely on 04 July 2012. Will this unit find itself on the Edinburgh-Glasgow route in 2018? ...
John McIntyre 04/07/2012
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Signal box interior at Ely Station North in January 1987.
See query 2262 ...
Ian Dinmore 12/01/1987
Wessex Electric in warm storage at Derek Potter, Ely. ...
John Yellowlees 17/09/2016
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View over the crossing at Shippea Hill in May 2011. ...
Ian Dinmore 21/05/2011
A Norwich bound HST service runs through Shippea Hill, between Ely and Norwich in 1997. ...
Ian Dinmore //1997
A warm Spring afternoon at Shippea Hill in May 2011 sees a 3-car DMU passing over the level crossing heading for Norwich. At this time the refurbished ...
Ian Dinmore 21/05/2011
Heather opening the level crossing gates at Shippea Hill in May 2011. ...
Ian Dinmore 21/05/2011
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An East Midlands 158 passing through Lakenheath, Suffolk, in May 2011. ...
Ian Dinmore 21/05/2011
An East Midlands class 158, seen shortly after passing through Lakenheath station, Suffolk, in 2012 on a Liverpool Lime Street - Norwich service.
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Ian Dinmore //2012
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An up East Midlands train bound for Liverpool Lime Street runs through Brandon station, Suffolk, in May 2011. ...
Ian Dinmore 21/05/2011
Platform view looking west at Brandon, Suffolk, on 21 May 2011 as an East Midlands Liverpool Lime Street - Norwich service runs through the station. ...
Ian Dinmore 21/05/2011
An arctic Christmas Eve at Brandon, Norfolk, in 2009, with the last Norwich-Cambridge service of the day calling before the early shutdown for the ...
Mark Dufton 24/12/2009
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Ely to March

Signal box interior at Ely Station North in January 1987.
See query 2262 ...
Ian Dinmore 12/01/1987
Wessex Electric in warm storage at Derek Potter, Ely. ...
John Yellowlees 17/09/2016
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Entrance to the signal box at Chettisham on the former Eastern Counties line between March and Ely in 1994. ...
Ian Dinmore //1994
The signal box at Chettisham, Cambridgeshire, in 1978. The former station had closed in June 1960. ...
Ian Dinmore //1978
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A class 37 hauled container train runs over the level crossing at March South Junction in June 1997 heading south east towards Felixstowe. ...
Ian Dinmore /06/1997
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A view along the two disused platforms at March on 19th February 2018. The platforms used to serve trains to Wisbech and along the GE/GN Joint line to ...
John McIntyre 19/02/2018
Arriva XC 3-car Class 170 service, from Stanstead Airport to Birmingham New Street, approaching March on a wet and miserable 19th February 2018. ...
John McIntyre 19/02/2018
A pair of Cross Country Class 170s 'crossing' at March on 19 February 2018. On the left is the 1427 hrs service from Stanstead Airport to Birmingham ...
John McIntyre 19/02/2018
'Heigh ho, heigh ho...' Happy days, 1996 see image 57718. ...
Ian Dinmore //1996
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March to Peterborough

A view along the two disused platforms at March on 19th February 2018. The platforms used to serve trains to Wisbech and along the GE/GN Joint line to ...
John McIntyre 19/02/2018
Arriva XC 3-car Class 170 service, from Stanstead Airport to Birmingham New Street, approaching March on a wet and miserable 19th February 2018. ...
John McIntyre 19/02/2018
A pair of Cross Country Class 170s 'crossing' at March on 19 February 2018. On the left is the 1427 hrs service from Stanstead Airport to Birmingham ...
John McIntyre 19/02/2018
'Heigh ho, heigh ho...' Happy days, 1996 see image 57718. ...
Ian Dinmore //1996
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Battle of Britain 4-6-2 34081 92 Squadron seen at Peterborough NVR Station on the 13th May 2018.
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Peter Todd 13/05/2018
Andrew Barclay J94 (ex-Wemyss Private Railway No 15) operating on the Nene Valley Railway on 30 March 2008. See image 19178 ...
Peter Todd 30/03/2008
A long way from Clapham Junction...a southern 4-COR EMU set stands on the Nene Valley Railway, Peterborough in 1981. ...
Ian Dinmore //1981
The Nene Valley Railway Diesel Gala weekend on 6 October included preserved 47401, now named North Eastern. This locomotive was the first of ...
Bruce McCartney 06/10/2013
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