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A collection of articles about the opening and history of Meldreth Station, gathered together to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the station’s opening on 1st August 1851.
http://meldrethsheprethfoxtonrail.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Meldreth150.pdf  (PDF download) (Courtesy of John Evans)

There are a series of fascinating illustrated articles and about Meldreth Railway Station on the Meldreth History Website:
http://www.meldrethhistory.org.uk/category_id__74.aspx

The history and future of the Great Northern route including the electrification beyond Royston opened in 1988, and the Hitchin flyover due to open in late 2013, is described here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Northern_Route

There is more information about the Hitchin Flyover project here:
http://www.networkrail.co.uk/aspx/6397.aspx
http://www.north-herts.gov.uk/index/environment_and_planning/planning/planning_policy_and_projects-
2/site-specific_briefs_and_projects/hitchin_flyover.htm

The Great Northern route will be served by Thameslink services from 2018 when the Thameslink upgrade programme is complete:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thameslink_Programme

Wikipedia articles about the village stations:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meldreth_railway_station
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shepreth_railway_station
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foxton_railway_station