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Nene Valley Railway

Adjacent to the Peterborough, England, station is a small steam railway operation. I was lucky to find one of their locomotives under steam when I visited in July of 1987. They're still in operation: visit the Nene Valley web site. It appears that the Nene Valley has prospered and grown immensely since my visit almost 30 years ago.

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On my first trip into Peterborough, imagine my surprise to hear the sound of a steam whistle, followed shortly by this locomotive approaching. I did not know about this little operatio until I came across it by accident.

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#3628 is a beautifully restored French DeGlen Compound 4-6-0 NORD No 3,628. However, 20 years later, she is stored, awaiting overhaul.

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#3628

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#3628

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A restored wooden coach

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A small 0-6-0 shunter