|Location|| Whittlesey, Fenland |
|Coordinates||52°32′57″N0°07′06″W / 52.5493°N 0.1184°W Coordinates: 52°32′57″N0°07′06″W / 52.5493°N 0.1184°W|
|Managed by||Greater Anglia|
|Classification||DfT category F2|
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road
Whittlesea railway station is on the Ely–Peterborough line in the East of England and serves the town of Whittlesey,Cambridgeshire. Whittlesea is an older and alternative spelling of the town's name.[ citation needed ]
It is located in between March and Peterborough stations,94 miles 60 chains (152.5 km) away from London Liverpool Street via Ely.
All of the original station buildings have long since been demolished and only the two staggered platforms remain. Unlike most level crossings,the gates at Whittlesea station are still opened and closed manually by a member of railway staff,who is based in the adjacent crossing keeper's hut.
On 14 September 1968,Flying Scotsman stopped at the station twice to have its tenders refilled with water. The locomotive was chartering The Chesterfield Flyer from Ipswich to Chesterfield,via Norwich. 
Greater Anglia provides the primary service at Whittlesea. There is one train every two hours each way,including Sundays,between Peterborough and Ipswich;there are occasional extensions to Colchester.
CrossCountry operates three trains per day Monday-Saturday between Birmingham and Cambridge,of which two are extended beyond Cambridge to Stansted Airport.
East Midlands Railway runs a single morning service to Liverpool Lime Street Monday-Saturday only. 
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Abellio Greater Anglia|
| CrossCountry |
| East Midlands Railway |
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|Great Eastern Railway|
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