History and Future

The collection of “Memorable Moments with David Piggott” presented to him on his retirement can be downloaded here.

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.
https://meldrethsheprethfoxtonrail.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Meldreth150.pdf  (PDF download) (Courtesy of John Evans)

There are a series of fascinating illustrated articles about Meldreth Railway Station on the Meldreth History Website:

The history and future of the Great Northern route including the electrification beyond Royston opened in 1988, and the Hitchin flyover is described here:

There is more information about the Hitchin Flyover project here:

An article on the History of the Railway in the Rhee Valley can be found here:
https://jonathanspain.wordpress.com/2012/09/13/the-railway-in-the-rhee-valley/. Did you know that until 18.51 Shepreth was a terminus? Onward travel for passengers to Cambridge was provided for a short while by a four horse omnibus service five times a day to Trinity Street in Cambridge.

Here is an article about the Thameslink upgrade programme:

Wikipedia articles about the village stations: