Location type


Name and dates


Station code: RUG National Rail
Where: English West Midlands, England
Opened on the London and Birmingham Railway.
Opened on the Midland Counties Railway.

Chronology Dates

  /  /1840Midland Counties Railway
Opened from Rugby (London and Birmingham Railway) to triangular junction at Long Eaton.
  /09/1848London and North Western Railway
Consideration of abandoning Leamington to Rugby line promoted by the former Rugby and Leamington Railway.

News items

03/08/2023ScotRail urges rail users to plan ahead for 'very busy weekend' [The Herald]
28/07/2023ScotRail urge Scotland rugby fans to plan ahead on Saturday [Border Telegraph]
03/04/2023ScotRail adds more seats for Melrose Sevens [ScotRail]
07/02/2023ScotRail issues travel advice and adds more seats ahead of Six Nations match at Murrayfield [ScotRail]
16/11/2022ScotRail encourages rugby fans to plan ahead and travel home from Edinburgh Waverley [ScotRail]
22/02/2022ScotRail issues travel advice ahead of Six Nations match at Murrayfield [ScotRail]
02/02/2022ScotRail urges rugby fans to plan ahead [ScotRail]
13/01/2022West Coast main line journeys better protected from flooding [Network Rail]
17/11/2021ScotRail prepares for a busy weekend of sport [ScotRail]
31/10/2021Bad weather causes delays on train route to Glasgow COP26 talks [The Guardian]


Great Railway Journeys: London to Birmingham By Rail (Through Time)

London and Birmingham Railway: 150 Years On
London and Birmingham: A Railway of Consequence
The Midland Counties Railway