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Rugby railway station 24th July 2014

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 Virgin 390 134 on a up train to London Euston a Rugby railway station on Thursday the 24th of July 2014

Virgin 390 134 on a up train to London Euston a Rugby railway station on Thursday the 24th of July 2014

London Midland class 350 240 on a Birmingham train on Thursday the 24th of July 2014

London Midland class 350 240 on a Birmingham train on Thursday the 24th of July 2014

Freightliner class 90045 at Rugby on Thursday the 24th of July 2014

Freightliner class 90045 at Rugby on Thursday the 24th of July 2014

Rugby railway station is on the  West Coast Main Line it opened in 1885. It is 82 miles from London Euston station. This station was known as Rugby Midland between 1950 and 1970 be for the second station at Rugby on the now closed Great Central Main line closed. 

North of the station There is a junction with part of The WCML going to Birmingham New Street Station (the Birmingham loop) and the other part going to Nuneaton and the north and Scotland.

South of the station part of the WCML goes via Northampton and part now the fast lines bypasses Northamton befor re-joining up again south of Northampton.

Direct Rail Services (DRS) class 57309 Pride of Crewe in one of the southern bays at Rugby

Direct Rail Services (DRS) class 57309 Pride of Crewe in one of the southern bays at Rugby

 

Colas Rail Freight class 86701 at Rugby near the station

Colas Rail Freight class 86701 at Rugby near the station.

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