SP3067 : Cross-Country train approaches Old Milverton

taken 8 years ago, near to Old Milverton, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Cross-Country train approaches Old Milverton
Cross-Country train approaches Old Milverton
The train is approaching the bridge. It is a northbound service from Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly and seems to be running a little late. The line was originally a branch of the London & Birmingham Railway between Coventry and New Milverton, midway between Warwick and Leamington. It opened in December 1844 and was soon extended to Leamington and on to Rugby. The Coventry-Leamington section was closed to passenger traffic in 1968 and the Leamington-Rugby branch dismantled. The Coventry-Leamington line reopened to passenger traffic in 1977. It makes services possible between the north and the south coast via Birmingham, Oxford and Reading. The line now carries 16 Cross-Country trains in each direction on weekdays, together with the Wrexham & Shropshire service from London Marylebone, and freight. There is a stretch of double track through Kenilworth which must allow trains to pass or overtake. There is talk of dualling the whole line from time to time.
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SP3067, 46 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 16 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 October, 2009
Category
Railway cutting   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 301 672 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:18.1261N 1:33.6002W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 301 672
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