Peterborough Branch (London and Birmingham Railway)






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.




In the circumstances, the stop board seems to be superfluous. Looking South over the canal bridge by the former triangular junction on the link from ...
Ken Strachan 18/07/2014
The first Bridge Street loco shed was built in 1845, but blew down in 1852. The replacement was started in 1855 and extended in 1870. The building ...
Ken Strachan 21/02/2014
Shunting at Bridge Street level crossing, Northampton, in 1991. The 1845 London & Birmingham station at Northampton Bridge Street closed in 1964. ...
Ian Dinmore //1991






Looking North towards the station site at Irthlingborough [see image 44129], which was just beyond the long 1930's concrete road bridge in the right ...
Ken Strachan 26/07/2013
There isn't much left of Irthlingborough station on the Northampton to Peterborough line - just a rather boring brick loading bank behind the trees to ...
Ken Strachan 26/07/2013
Most ironstone mines in the Midlands were opencast, but the line to the right from this junction - recently cleared to allow electric cable ...
Ken Strachan 26/07/2013





Looking past a rather less overgrown gatepost near Oundle station [see image 44393], the trackbed to Peterborough is conveniently marked across the ...
Ken Strachan 21/07/2013
I surmise that this level crossing gate hinge pin, just North of Oundle station, hasn't been used for a while. Just a wild guess, really. ...
Ken Strachan 12/07/2013



LNER B1 no 1306 photographed at Wansford on the Nene Valley Railway in June 2005.
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Peter Todd /06/2005
Peak Class 46 D182 poking its nose out of Wansford shed on 13th May 2018.
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Peter Todd 13/05/2018
A view across the shed yard at Wansford in May 2018 with 60163 Tornado taking centre stage but under repair due to a middle cylinder fault ...
Peter Todd 13/05/2018
A view across the Wansford station sidings in May 2018, with GWR 0-6-2T 5619 on the turntable and a Swedish 4-6-0 standing as an exhibit. I think this ...
Peter Todd 13/05/2018





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
An arrival at Peterborough Nene Valley on 6 October 2013 during the NVR's diesel gala weekend. The locomotive is mainline registered class 56 no ...
Bruce McCartney 06/10/2013