Author Topic: Burwell to mildenhall line  (Read 300 times)

Offline wadey88

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Burwell to mildenhall line
« on: February 28, 2017, 08:06:22 pm »
I live in burwell and during my existence the station had never been there. However I've always been interested on knowing more about it. This video shows more than I've ever seen before.  I thought I would share this link.incase anyone else was interested or just wanted to have a look.

http://lode.ccan.co.uk/content/catalogue_item/cambridge-to-mildenhall-line-2

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Re: Burwell to mildenhall line
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2017, 09:57:21 am »
I enjoyed watching that, this morning.
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Re: Burwell to mildenhall line
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2017, 08:56:34 am »
I actually travelled the line in one of those German built railbuses. May even be the one that is preserved on the North Norfolk Railway, be nice if somebody could tie that one up. The main reason for my reply is that I'm doubtful it was shot in 1959, as I was 12 then and about the time when I would have travelled on the line. A proper railway, with not just passengers but freight, I lived in Chatteris and that station provided employment for 21 people.