Northampton Loop (London and North Western Railway)






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Hanslope Junction to Northampton



Train 384E, topped and tailed by DB 66's, is an RHTT from Bescot TMD to Euston. It was seven minutes early as it sprayed its way towards Hanslope ...
Ken Strachan 13/10/2017
Enter stage left: a double Voyager heads for London - probably from Holyhead - on the Northampton avoiding line. ...
Ken Strachan 13/10/2017
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On 21st February 2020, I tried the latest timetable for my Nuneaton to Milton Keynes commute. A later start at 0650 is balanced by the need to change ...
Ken Strachan 21/02/2020
London Midland class 350 units waiting to leave Northampton on 1 June 2013. ...
John Steven 01/06/2013
You know it's wet when you get a double reflection of the train information, on the bodyside and then the platform. The 350 is about to leave ...
Ken Strachan 27/11/2015
A London Midland 350 service for Euston preparing to start its journey from Northampton in June 2013. ...
John Steven 01/06/2013
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Northampton to Rugby

Stopping service near Church Brampton, Northampton, on 6th April 2015. ...
John Steven 06/04/2015
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Daytime freight on the WCML tends to run through Northampton to keep the 'main line' clear for Pendos and Voyagers. This is GBRf 66.725 rumbling North ...
Ken Strachan 17/09/2010
By shooting slightly earlier then my view of 66.725 see image 30740, one can see the milepost (yellow metal post by the station sign) in the ...
Ken Strachan 17/09/2010
From the subway to the countryside - looking east from Long Buckby station subway in the summer of 2010. UPDATE 2020: an enlarged station car park and ...
Ken Strachan 30/07/2010
No shortage of cant at Long Buckby as the 15.06 to Birmingham New Street stops at this country station to the north of Northampton in July 2010. The ...
Ken Strachan 30/07/2010
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Class 85 mixed traffic electric loco 85003 is seen approaching Hillmorton Junction, south of Rugby, along the Northampton loop line on a rake of empty ...
David Pesterfield 26/04/1989
InterCity liveried Class 86 loco 86234 is seen passing Hillmorton, south of Rugby, at speed on a matching liveried WCML express from London Euston. ...
David Pesterfield 12/04/1988
Inter-City liveried Class 87 87019 'Sir Winston Churchill' runs south along the elevated Northampton loop line at Hillmorton, just south of Rugby, ...
David Pesterfield 12/04/1988
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