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Written by Rob Gooding - 18 Dec 2003
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Location notes
Peterborough is located on the East coast Main Line about 75 miles north of London. As well as ECML express and suburban traffic there are also routes to east Anglia and the midlands. A wide range of traffic passes through.
Railway type and traffic
A very busy location where routes from The Midlands and East Anglia cross the ECML. Ideal for the DB Schenker Depot and Peterborough Yard. Traffic includes express, cross country services and quite a bit of freight.
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RTT Link Peterborough Station
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Peterborough is a busy city centre.
Road directions
Railway Station
Follow signs into the City Centre, the station is well sign posted as is the Queensgate Center.

Mayors Walk Bridge
Come out of the station an carry on along the dual carriageway - Bourges Boulevard (A15). At the round about next to The Queensgate Shopping Centre turn left in to Mayors Walk. The bridge is 100 meters further north.

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Peterborough Station map co-ordinates
Ample parking can be found in the Queensgate Shopping Centre or local street parking.
Public transport
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The Queensgate shopping centre, opposite the station, has most amenities you might need. There is also a drive through McDonalds close by.
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Peterborough Station

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Peterborough Station general view map
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Photographic notes

General views - All photographs © Rob Gooding unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - View from the Platforms looking north

Fig 1 - View from the Platforms looking north

From the north end of platform 2 you can see approaching trains as they head south. This traffic through these platforms is mostly ECML London bound. To the left in this picture is the lines for the Anglian - Midlands traffic.

Fig 2 - Looking north, down on the depot

Fig 2 - Looking north, down on the depot

This view, from Mayors Walk Bridge, show the stabling point to the north of the Station, in the distance are the marshalling yards.

Fig 3 - Looking north west (photo by Albert Dawson)

Fig 3 - Looking north west <i>(photo by Albert Dawson)</i>

Frieght passes on the west side of the station.

Fig 4 - Looking south (photo by Albert Dawson)

Fig 4 - Looking south <i>(photo by Albert Dawson)</i>

And then passes close to the passenger lines ant the south end of the platforms (picture by Albert Dawson)

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