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Station Pilot under Crescent Bridge (1959)

The Peterborough North pilot engine, Beyer Peacock 0-6-2T #69258, pictured under Crescent Bridge in 1959 during its last full year before being withdrawn and cut up.

Mainline Express at Peterborough North

Mainline express 1901 style at Peterborough North in the form of 1884 built Stirling Single #776. These engines could haul express trains on the Great Northern Railway at between 50 and 85 mph.

Wintry Railscape (1982)

A wintry rail scene captured from Spital Bridge in 1982.

Peterborough East Platform Ticket

An old (possibly 1950s) “Red Diamond” platform ticket from Peterborough East station.

New England Shed (1960)

Two magnificent beasts cooling down at their home base at New England Shed in 1960. On the left is Gresley V2 #60936 and on the right Thompson A2/3 #60514 “Chamossaire”.

[Photo by Ron Fisher]

End Of The Road at New England

A wonderfully filthy collection of resting engines at New England inĀ 1960. Sadly these engines were almost certainly waiting to meet their maker as the New England based 0-6-2T #69274 in the middle was cut up at Doncaster works three months after this photo was taken.

[Photo by Ron Fisher]

Steam at Walton (1964)

A beautifully grimy New England based Thompson B1 # 61210 running light engine through Walton in 1964.

Peterborough North Station (1906)

An early (1906) photo of Peterborough North Station with a Kings Cross departure sitting under the canopy.

Class 31 Diesel approaches Peterborough (1968)

Class 31 D5587, resplendant in two-tone green BR livery, cruises southbound through a sunny Peterborough with a parcels train in 1968.

Fly Ash En-Route to Fletton (1977)

A familiar site from the late 1970s as Class 47 #47331 approaches Peterborough station with a train of fly ash destined for the processing plant at Fletton.