Country Railway Routes

Northampton to Peterborough

including the Seaton Route

ISBN:978 1 908174 92 5
First Published:30 July 2016
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history



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For five years, this was the main line between London and Peterborough, but it then became a rural route and closed early.

Thus it had much charm and aged trains. Both are seen in the varied historic photographs herein, along with the assorted stock of the present Nene Valley Railway.



'The territory covered lies in what was a sparsely populated area, and the atmosphere of rural cross-country railways is captured admirably; indeed some views may well induce a rush of nostalgia among those who knew them at first hand.'
(Railway Observer, December 2016)


Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Northampton Bridge Street 1-9
Castle Ashby & Earls Barton14-21
Wellingborough London Road22-30
Ringstead & Addington43-44
Thrapston Bridge Street45-48
Orton Waterville75-77
Peterborough East82-87
Wakerley & Barrowden97
King's Cliffe98-99
Yarwell Junction103-106
Wansford (NVR)107-111
Ferry Meadows112
Orton Mere113
Peterborough West114-118
Railworld (Peterborough)119-120

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