Clun Castle at Peterborough Station (1967)

A rare sight at Peterborough (North) Station on 17th September 1967 as GWR Castle Class #7029 “Clun Castle” visits on an Ian Allan Rail Tour charter.

Peterborough Standard Special (1979)

Peterborough Station in 1979 and a double headed Class 31 special excursion carrying a “Peterborough Standard Special” headboard and headed by #31309.


Eye Green Railway Yard

The eastern end of the railway yard at Eye Green Station – date unknown.

Oundle Station (c.1905)

A westbound passenger train pulling away from Oundle station around 1905.

London Brick Engine (1953)

A late 1920s built chain driven London Brick Sentinel steam engine pictured in 1953.

Rail Ticket to Nassington

A third class rail ticket heading east along the Nene Valley Railway from Wansford to Nassington, dated 18th February 1954.

Last Passenger Train on the NVR

BR Class 24 #D5036 awaits departure with the 8:55pm Rugby Midland to Peterborough East on 4th June 1966, the last timetabled passenger service on what is now, in part, the Nene Valley Railway.

Flying Scotsman (1968)

#4472 Flying Scotsman cruises east from Peterborough North Station with “The East Anglian” excursion on 23rd June 1968.

GNR Inspection Saloon (1957)

A wonderful 1912 built Great Northern Railway Inspection Saloon pictured in New England yard in 1957.

These carriages were propelled along the line by a single locomotive touring the district to which they were allocated. Two observation saloons, one at each end, enabled engineering staff to inspect the line.

B12 at Peterborough North (1956)

Grantham based B12 #61574 waiting with a Kings Cross departure from Peterborough North in June 1956. Just over six months after this photo was taken, the engine had been withdrawn and cut up at Stratford Works in London.