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Miscellaneous : A collection of timetables, tickets, press cuttings, luggage labels and miscellaneous photos.

Miscellaneous

eastanglianrailwayarchive

A collection of timetables, tickets, press cuttings, luggage labels an ...

Updated: Apr 07, 2015 7:32am PST

Cambridge-St Ives-March : Timeline:-
Chesterton Junction to St Ives- opened 17th August 1847.
St Ives to March South Junction- opened 1st February 1848.

The fifteen and a half mile line from St Ives to March South Junction closed on 6th March 1967 when freight traffic declined. The passenger service was also recommended for closure in the Beeching Report of 1963. Little trace of this section of the line exists today. Long sections have been converted to road and the various cuttings to landfill. Many thanks to Stewart Ingram for permission to include some of his pictures from the last day of working. The passenger service from St Ives to Cambridge closed on 5th October 1970, but fortunately the line stayed open for freight traffic to Chivers at Histon until 1983 and a long term sand contract from ARC at Fen Drayton ensured the line stayed open until May 1992. This section of the line has been totally destroyed by the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway which opened on 7th August 2011. Here are a few photos to show how it looked in it's final operational days plus a few relics. The line was once a very busy freight route to March, Whitemoor Yard and the Yorkshire coalfields with over 70 workings a day, the line being open all night.

Maps used in this gallery. Ordnance survey- 1" to a mile. Sheet 135 Cambridge and Ely (1954) and Sheet 134 Huntingdon and Peterborough (1954)

Cast Iron   http://www.castiron.org.uk/

Cambridge-St Ives-March

eastanglianrailwayarchive

Timeline:- Chesterton Junction to St Ives- opened 17th August 1847. St ...

Updated: Apr 06, 2015 9:07am PST

AC & DC electric traction : Being born South of the Thames DC traction is in the blood, the mainstay of commuter traffic to London is found here. AC traction also features.

AC & DC electric traction

IansRailwaypics

Being born South of the Thames DC traction is in the blood, the mainst ...

Updated: Mar 27, 2015 2:47pm PST

January, February & March  2015 :

January, February & March 2015

IansRailwaypics

Updated: Mar 27, 2015 9:44am PST

2011 Pictures : The latest pictures from 2011.

2011 Pictures

cerikiff

The latest pictures from 2011.

Updated: Mar 15, 2015 10:20am PST

Ely-March-Peterborough :

Ely-March-Peterborough

eastanglianrailwayarchive

Updated: Mar 11, 2015 10:12am PST

Photos From Other Areas : Photos from travels around the country arranged very roughly from  South to North.

Other interesting sites.

  Lostock Hall Junction.     http://www.flickr.com/photos/roger_sutcliffe/   Roger Sutcliffe's excellent flickr site of railways in the Preston area past and present.

Photos From Other Areas

eastanglianrailwayarchive

Photos from travels around the country arranged very roughly from Sou ...

Updated: Mar 11, 2015 9:26am PST

Cambridge-Ely- Kings Lynn :

Cambridge-Ely- Kings Lynn

eastanglianrailwayarchive

Updated: Mar 11, 2015 9:22am PST

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