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MARCH, COLDHAM and WISBECH (EAST) - Various Photos

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Batch added March 2014

Rake of ventilated vans, with staff loading chips of soft fruit, at Wisbech East Goods [Andrew C Ingram collection]

Fruit Van no.1836 being loaded with chip baskets of fruit from Mr Bakerís cart at Wisbech East Goods [Andrew C Ingram collection]

Loading fruit at Wisbech East Goods yard in GE days. View from road entrance with Weighbridge Office on right [Andrew C Ingram collection]

Coldham signal-box from the level crossing in 1947 [Andrew C Ingram collection]

 

Steps end of WISBECH GOODS JUNCTION signal-box [Andrew C Ingram collection]

D5039 (32B Ipswich) with a Conflat train at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 18th February 1961 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

Truncated main lined from site of Wisbech Station signal-box towards Wisbech Goods Junction on Saturday 5th August 1972 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Truncated main line looking towards site of Wisbech East on Saturday 5th August 1972 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

Four tracks curving left towards Wisbech Goods Junction on Saturday 5th August 1972 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Metal Box siding from Weasenham Lane crossing, with the down main-line freshly lifted, on Saturday 5th August 1972 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Weasenham Lane crossing gates, which became the last manually-operated example in Wisbech, on Saturday 5th August 1972 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

General view across Wisbech East Goods on Saturday 5th August 1972 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]
 


 

Right-hand side of Wisbech East Goods yard from the bufferstops on Saturday 5th August 1972 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Centre of Wisbech East Goods yard from the bufferstops on Saturday 5th August 1972 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Road entrance to Wisbech East Goods yard with weighbridge hut on Saturday 5th August 1972 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Coal staithes at Wisbech East Goods with wagon alongside on Saturday 5th August 1972 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

Passenger compartment end of derelict GER brake composite body 279? alongside Wisbech East Goods on Wednesday 17th April 1974 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Guards compartment end of derelict GER brake composite body 279? alongside Wisbech East Goods on Wednesday 17th April 1974 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Wisbech East Goods office frontage on Wednesday 17th April 1974 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Wooden rest room at Wisbech East Goods on Wednesday 17th April 1974 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 

6T Yard Crane with wooden jib at Wisbech East Goods on Wednesday 17th April 1974 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

6T Yard Crane with wooden jib at Wisbech East Goods on Wednesday 17th April 1974. Opposite view to IA05015 showing steps on brick plinth [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Wisbech East Goods office and yard crane from the loading bay on Wednesday 17th April 1974 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

20 032 (TI Tinsley) at Wisbech East Goods on Wednesday 17th April 1974 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

Entrance to Metal Box sidings, Wisbech through the cab window of 20 032 on Wednesday 17th April 1974 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Weasenham Lane level crossing, Wisbech seen through the cab window of 20 032 on Wednesday 17th April 1974 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Token on dashboard of 20 032 at Wisbech on Wednesday 17th April 1974 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

08 205 (MR March) shunting at Wisbech East Goods on Thursday 5th August 1978 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 

08 205 (MR March) at Wisbech East Goods with a short goods train for March on Thursday 3rd August 1978 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

56137 at Wisbech East Goods with a special on Saturday 23rd September 1978 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

47 266 (CD Crewe) with exhaust rising, shunts at Wisbech East Goods on Thursday 3rd September 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Wisbech East Goods office from roadway on Thursday 3rd September 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 
 

47 266 (CD Crewe) shunts at Wisbech East Goods on Thursday 3rd September 1981. Goods office on right [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

47 266 (CD Crewe) with a train of Railfreight vans at Wisbech East Goods on Thursday 3rd September 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

47 266 (CD Crewe) shunting at Wisbech East Goods on Thursday 3rd September 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 
 


 
 

Level crossing gate on Oldfield Lane, Wisbech that lead to Coal Wharf Road circa 1970 [Photographer: Tony Williams]

Level crossing gate on Oldfield Lane looking into Wisbech East Goods circa 1970 [Photographer: Tony Williams]

View from Weasenham Lane of Metal Box Siding and main-line leading towards Wisbech Goods Junction circa 1970 [Photographer: Tony Williams]

 
 
Batch added September 2013


 

43089 (31C Kings Lynn) with the 6.35pm to Cambridge at Wisbech East station on Tuesday 19th April 1960 [Photographer: Christopher Awdry]

60826 (36A Doncaster) beside Platform 1 at March station with an up goods on Monday 18th April 1960 [Photographer: Christopher Awdry]

61320 (56C Copley Hill) stands on the level crossing beneath footbridge 2320 at Wisbech East station with an up goods train on Thursday 21st April 1960 [Photographer: Christopher Awdry]

62613 (31B March) at Wisbech East station with the 6.35pm stopping train to Cambridge on Friday 22nd April 1960 [Photographer: Christopher Awdry]

 


 

62613 (31B March) at Wisbech East station with the 6.35pm stopping train to Cambridge on Friday 22nd April 1960 [Photographer: Christopher Awdry]

65583 (31B March) entering March station with an up goods train on Tuesday 9th August 1960 [Photographer: Christopher Awdry]

Whitemoor Yard, March from the Down Hump Tower on Tuesday 9th August 1960 [Photographer: Christopher Awdry]

Whitemoor Yard looking towards loco shed from the Down Hump Tower on Tuesday 9th August 1960 [Photographer: Christopher Awdry]

 


 

Passengers and staff pose on Wisbech East island platform beside a tram bound for Upwell [Andrew C Ingram collection]

438 with the first troop train of WWI at Wisbech East station in August 1914. Crowds lining the platforms [Andrew C Ingram collection]

79041 with an Ely train at Wisbech East station [Photographer: Nigel Blake]
 

Up platform at Wisbech East, with a Cravens 2-car DMU entering the Down platform[Photographer: Nigel Blake]

 


 
D5525 (31B March) light engine at Whitemoor Junction, March on Saturday 18th February 1961 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

61280 (32A Norwich) passing Whitemoor Junction, March with an up goods on Saturday 18th February 1961 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D6705 (31B March) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th March 1961 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

45548 LYTHAM ST ANNES (2B Nuneaton) at March shed on Saturday 25th March 1961 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

 


 

73001 (82C Swindon) passing Whitemoor Junction, March with an up GN&GE train on Saturday 25th March 1961 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

43121 (15A Wellingborough) approaching Whitemoor Yard, March tender-first with a goods train on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D5853 (31B March) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D5038 (32B Ipswich) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

 


 

63746 (31B March) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D5577 (31B March) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D387 (50A York) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

63612 (41H Staveley) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

 


 

D5855 (31B March) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D6805 (41A Sheffield Darnall) light engine 4E30 at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D5578 (31B March) in Electric Blue livery, approaching March Whitemoor Junction with a down van train on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D5668 (31B March) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

 


 

D5044 (32B Ipswich) with a down goods train near March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D5856 (31B March) passing March Whitemoor Junction with an up sand train on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D5535 (32A Norwich) approaching March Whitemoor Junction with a down mixed goods on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D6814 (41A Sheffield Darnall) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

 


 

D5044 (32B Ipswich) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D5693 (31B March) pilots D5628 on a down goods near March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D5500 (30A Stratford) near March Whitemoor Junction with a down goods train on Saturday 25th May 1963. Now preserved [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D5573 (31B March) passing March Whitemoor Junction box with an up goods on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

 


 

D5668 (31B March) at March Whitemoor Junction with an up mineral train on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

D5599 (31B March) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction on Saturday 25th May 1963 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

Dp23 (31A Cambridge) on steam-heating duties beside March shed on Saturday 22nd May 1965. Formerly 61300 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

61572 (withdrawn) stored in March shed on Sunday 20th March 1966 [Photographer: Alan Curtis]

 


 

Fireman Jack Ogden hand-coaling a tram engine at Wisbech Tram Shed coal stage in 1937 [Photographer: Harry Ellis]

61406 outside March shed on Wednesday 8th June 1949 [Photographer: Ron Fullager]

61414 in steam at March shed on Wednesday 8th June 1949 [Photographer: Ron Fullager]

1732 (CLK Colwick) in green livery passes the coaling tower at March shed on Wednesday 8th June 1949 [Photographer: Ron Fullager]

 


 

5489 (CLK Colwick) in line at March shed on Wednesday 8th June 1949 [JPhotographer: Ron Fullager]

9903 (MAR March) in open store at March shed on Wednesday 8th June 1949 [Photographer: Ron Fullager]

8664 (MAR March) taking water from the hosepipe alongside Platform 5 at March station on Thursday 4th August 1949 [Photographer: Ron Fullager]

61643 CHAMPION LODGE (31B March) with an up express alongside Platform 5 at March station [Photographer: Mike Higson]

 


 

D7526 (31B March) and a Class 47 behind March shed in April 1965 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

D5659 (31B March) passing through Wisbech East station with goods train 7.26 on Friday 4th June 1965 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

D5631 (31B March) passing through Wisbech East station with an up goods train in 1965. Now preserved [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

DMU leaving Wisbech East with an up local for March in 1965 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

Brush Type 2 alongside Waldersea Siding signal-box on Friday 10th December 1965 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

A Class 24 entering Wisbech East station in 1967 past Starter signals at the Kingís Lynn end [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Interior of Wisbech Station signal-box with frame and Tyarís tablet apparatus visible on Saturday 27th May 1967 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Kingís Lynn service entering the down platform at Wisbech East on Saturday 27th May 1967 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

D5633 (41C Wath) with passenger train 3L28 prepares to leave Wisbech East station bound for March in 1967 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Wisbech East station platforms from the signal-box in 1967 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Derby Lightweight at Wisbech East station with a service for March in 1967 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Study in sunlight and shadows on March station Platform 2 in 1968 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

Old engine shed water tower and mp86 by Norwood Bridge, March in 1970 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

E56137 at March station with a special from Wisbech on Saturday 23rd September 1978 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

March station forecourt on Sunday 12th April 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

General view of March station from the north end of Platform 1 on Sunday 12th April 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

View along footbridge walkway at March station on Sunday 12th March 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Footbridge steps on island platform at March station on Sunday 12th April 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

GER bridgeplate 1822 on March station footbridge on Sunday 12th April 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

31 168 [D5586] entering March station on Sunday 12th April 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

Engraved window pane 1ST CLASS GENERAL WAITING ROOM in door on March down platform on Sunday 12th April 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Trespass and warning signs beside the March station level crossing on Sunday 12th April 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

31 417 [D5856] at March stationís Platform 5 with an up passenger train on Sunday 12th April 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

31 229 [D5655] at March station on Saturday 16th May 1981 with an evening train for Peterborough [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

31 229 [D5655] leaves March station on Saturday 16th May 1981 with an evening train for Peterborough [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

March station Platform 5 at 09.05 on Saturday 22nd August 1981, with an up passenger train ready for departure [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram

47 583 COUNTY OF HERTFORDSHIRE [1767 / 47 172] approaches March station with a down passenger train on Saturday 22nd August 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

March station from the footbridge, with Class 105 DMU at Platform 5 with a Cambridge train on Saturday 22nd August 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

25 274 [D7624] and 25 280 [D7630] departing from March with an up excursion from the Spalding line on Saturday 22nd August 1981. View from station footbridge [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

25 308 [D7658] and 25 279 [D7629] passing through March station with a block hopper wagon train on Saturday 22nd August 1981 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

Spalding train entering March station on Saturday 5th December 1981. View from station footbridge showing March East Junction signal-box and original ECR station buildings [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

20 094 and 20 080 [D8080] working nose-to-nose enter March station with a down mineral empties train on Monday 15th July 1985 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

31 421 [D5558 / 31 140] enters March station with a down passenger train on Monday 15th July 1985 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

47 014 [D1543] passing through March station with an up train of Intermodal Flats on Monday 15th July 1985 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

37 115 [D6815] with a down goods train passing March stationís Platform 2 on Monday 15th July 1985 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

31 416 [D5842] enters Platform 5 at March station with an up passenger train on Friday 19th July 1985 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

45 112 ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS [D61] at March station with the 15.38 to Birmingham on Saturday 11th January 1986 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

March station looking from the down platform on Saturday 11th January 1986 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

31 428 [D5835 / 31 211] with a down passenger train at March station on Thursday 14th August 1980 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 37 076 [D6776] entering March station from Whitemoor Junction with an up goods train on Thursday 14th August 1986 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

 


 

47 354 [D1835] assists failed 31 226 [D5652] into March station with the 18.09 to Cambridge on Thursday 14th August 1986 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingtram]

31 403 in March station at 18.07 with a down passenger train on Friday 15th August 1986 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

37 104 [D6804] entering March station with a short down tanker train on Friday 15th August 1986 [Photographer: Andrew C Ingram]

61929 (31B March) at March shed on Sunday 20th May 1962 [Photographer: Tom Middlemass]

 


 

Train from Kingís Lynn entering Wisbech East station on Sunday 20th March 1960 [Photographer: John Price]

61861 (31B March) with an express goods passes 61626 BRANCEPETH CASTLE at March Whitemoor Junction [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

13130 (31B March) shunting in Whitemoor Marshalling Yard. No.62529 light engine nearby [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

62615 light engine at March shed [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

 


 

62618 light engine north of March station. Elevated viewpoint from Norwood Road bridge [Photographer: Stanlery Payne]

Directorís Saloon DE942590 being propelled by a D16/3 past March Whitemoor Junction [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

65577 (31B March) in open store at March shed circa 1958 [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

61657 DONCASTER ROVERS (31B March) in steam at March shed circa 1958 [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

 


 

65474 (31B March) sandwiched between two WD 2-8-0s at March shed circa 1958 [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

March Whitemoor Junction from Norwood Road bridge in the late 1950s [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

D3493 (31B March) waits for signals as 63725 passes by at Norwood Road Bridge, March circa 1959 [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

D5508 (31B March) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

 


 

61633 KIMBOLTON CASTLE (31B March) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

62570 (31B March) face to face with 61633 KIMBOLTON CASTLE at March Whitemoor Junction in 1959 [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

D5503 (31B March) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction in 1959 [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

D5508 (31B March) on an up mixed goods at Whitemoor Junction, March in 1959 [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

 


 

69651 (31A Cambridge) at March Whitemoor Junction circa 1958 with a train of empty coal trucks [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

D5534 (32A Norwich) with up goods train E at March Whitemoor Junction [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

D5619 (30A Stratford) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction circa 1960 [Photographer: Stanley Payne]

D2202 (31B March) light engine at March Whitemoor Junction [Photographer: Stanley Palyne]

 


 

Interior of up platform at Wisbech East looking towards signal-box [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

General view of Wisbech tram yard and diesel shed in the early 1960s [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

Water tower mounted on wooden trestle at the entrance to Wisbech tramyard [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

12T Van E283703 in the goods bay at Wisbech East station [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

 


 

Goods bay at Wisbech East station, with 12T van B756759, gaspipe & rail fencing, and WISBECH EAST

Eastern end of station looking towards Kingís Lynn, with signals and sidings [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

Station footbridge 2321 at Wisbech East looking towards March [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

Down side footbridge steps, with bridgeplate 2321, at Wisbech East [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

 


 

View from Wisbech East station footbridge showing goods bay [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

Down platform canopy and station roof at Wisbech East from footbridge [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

General view of Wisbech Station signal-box from Wisbech East level crossing [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

Wisbech East station forecourt from Lonsdale Terrace in BR days [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

 


 

Tram shed sidings from the bufferstops in 1964 [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

Hound Van W758W in the goods bay at Wisbech East station [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

Hound Van W758W end details[Photographer: Julius Stafford Baker]

D2240 (31B March) beneath the parcels bay canopy at March station [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

 


 

Northern end of March station with March North signal-box in the 1960s [Photographer: Julius Stafford-Baker]

General view of Wisbech East station following closure and track lifting circa 1970 [Photographer: Tony Williams]

General view of Wisbech East station following closure and track lifting circa 1970 [Photographer: Tony Williams]

General view of Wisbech East station following closure and track lifting circa 1970 [Photographer: Tony Williams]

 

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