Trent Valley Railway (London and North Western Railway)






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.






The former village station of Bulkington lies South of Nuneaton and East of Bedworth. The station building is fine, the steps from the road bridge are ...
Ken Strachan 10/08/2010

This is the point at which the Trent Valley four tracking starts. The junction is so new that I don't know its name yet; but I do know that the houses ...
Ken Strachan 09/08/2010

Still ugly after dark - Freightliner 70006 pauses in Nuneaton for a driver change with a southbound Freightliner, about to turn right for Coventry on ...
Ken Strachan 19/10/2018
It's behind you! There are ugly loco's all over in this pantomime season. Freightliner 70003 lurks in the gloom with train 487S from Trafford Park FLT ...
Ken Strachan 11/12/2017
In days of old, when men were bold, industrial towns in the UK had a dense network of industrial railways. The photographer is standing on the waste ...
Ken Strachan 31/12/2017
A track machine awaits departure from Nuneaton platform 1 on 5 August 2016. I had arrived on the platform through the glass door on the left, and saw ...
Ken Strachan 05/08/2016

This curve from the MR Ashby-Birmingham route [see image 26581] into the WCML and Nuneaton Trent Valley (former) platform 5 makes a pleasant footpath ...
Ken Strachan 18/12/2011


Sadly, there is just one passenger awaiting the 11.00 to Crewe on 1st February 2018. I had arrived just in time to catch a freight off the Nuneaton ...
Ken Strachan 01/02/2018
Another view [see image 36124] of the former stamping ground of the Beyer Garrett, this time looking towards the A5 and the WCML. ...
Ken Strachan 28/08/2015
A Northbound double Voyager runs through long shadows at the rather diminished station at Atherstone, between Nuneaton and Tamworth, on 1 June 2011. ...
Ken Strachan 01/06/2011
Walking with Beyer Garratts: this sylvan scene contrasts with its past as a colliery line using a particularly heavy and powerful locomotive ([see ...
Ken Strachan 22/10/2011

They came out of the sun at me, Captain. A Euston to Manchester service makes a dramatic approach to Polesworth. ...
Ken Strachan 01/02/2018
A Voyager service from Chester to London approaches a crudely modernised footbridge to the south of Polesworth in February 2018. ...
Ken Strachan 01/02/2018
70015 was working hard dragging 66956 (very low emissions with the engine off) and the rest of train 4921(ZZ) from Crewe to Southampton through ...
Ken Strachan 01/02/2018
GB Railfreight 66734 thunders South on the WCML through Polesworth, Warwickshire, with a colourful container train on 4th November 2011. ...
Ken Strachan 04/11/2011

Tamworth Railway Station booking hall on 17th November 2017. The chap in high viz clothing is covering up all the London Midland branding. Obviously ...
Alan Cormack 17/11/2017
Curiouser and curiouser. I was set to catch the 350 for London on the right, when these two DRS 37's came rumbling through, but no-one - least of all ...
Ken Strachan 07/12/2017
Yesterday upon the stair, I met a train that wasnt there... (With apologies to William Hughes Mearns]. Something different: 66538 hauling a ...
Ken Strachan 14/02/2014
A Pendolino stands at Tamworth Low Level platform 1 with the 16.57 London Euston - Glasgow Central on 4 April 2012. Meantime a loaded Freightliner ...
David Pesterfield 04/04/2012