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Foleshill Station

LMS Route: Nuneaton to Leamington

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Looking towards Nuneaton as an unidentified LNWR Webb 2-4-2T Radial tank runs in to the station at the head of a local passenger service
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C Maggs Collection
Looking towards Nuneaton as an unidentified LNWR Webb 2-4-2T Radial tank runs in to the station at the head of a local passenger service
Close up showing Foleshill station's passenger facilities housing a general waiting room and a ladies waiting room on the down platform
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C Maggs Collection
Close up showing Foleshill station's passenger facilities housing a general waiting room and a ladies waiting room on the down platform
A view of Foleshill station looking towards the city centre showing the original level crossing and station buildings on the up platform
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Coventry Library Local Studies
A view of Foleshill station looking towards the city centre showing the original level crossing and station buildings on the up platform
Looking in the direction of the city centre, a view of the road over bridge erected in 1931 at a cost of 50,000 carrying Lockhurst Lane over the line
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Coventry Library Local Studies
Looking in the direction of the city centre, a view of the road over bridge erected in 1931 at a cost of £50,000 carrying Lockhurst Lane over the line
View of Foleshill station's main passenger buildings, still in its LMS corporate livery, and dominated by the Lockhurst Lane road bridge
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Lens of Sutton
View of Foleshill station's main passenger buildings, still in its LMS corporate livery, and dominated by the Lockhurst Lane road bridge

Looking towards Nuneaton from the Coventry end of Foleshill station's up platform with the 1931 erected footbridge in the foreground
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Stations UK
Looking towards Nuneaton from the Coventry end of Foleshill station's up platform with the 1931 erected footbridge in the foreground
Close up of the buildings on the down platform with the gentlemen's toilet sandwiched between the waiting rooms and the long shelter
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Stations UK
Close up of the buildings on the down platform with the gentlemen's toilet sandwiched between the waiting rooms and the long shelter
Looking from the Nuneaton end of the station towards Coventry along the down platform with the newsagents kiosk on the left
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Anon
Looking from the Nuneaton end of the station towards Coventry along the down platform with the newsagents kiosk on the left
Close up of Foleshill station's up platform passenger shelter with news agent kiosk, brick built gentlemen's toilets and two timber huts
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Lens of Sutton
Close up of Foleshill station's up platform passenger shelter with news agent kiosk, brick built gentlemen's toilets and two timber huts
Close up showing the Nuneaton end of Foleshill station with the goods yard located on the left beyond Lockhurst Lane bridge
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Lens of Sutton
Close up showing the Nuneaton end of Foleshill station with the goods yard located on the left beyond Lockhurst Lane bridge

View of the Foleshill station's down platform filled with factory workers commuting to all stations along the branch to Nuneaton
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Coventry Evening Telegraph
View of the Foleshill station's down platform filled with factory workers commuting to all stations along the branch to Nuneaton
Looking towards Nuneaton from Lockhurst Lane road bridge with the up platform beneath and Dunbar Road housing estate on the right
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Anon
Looking towards Nuneaton from Lockhurst Lane road bridge with the up platform beneath and Dunbar Road housing estate on the right
Looking towards Coventry from Lockhurst Lane road bridge with on the left, Foleshill goods yard and Campton & Sons building
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Anon
Looking towards Coventry from Lockhurst Lane road bridge with on the left, Foleshill goods yard and Campton & Sons building
Looking towards Coventry from a DMU with Campton & Sons premises on the left and the down passing loop and munition sidings on the right
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G Coltas
Looking towards Coventry from a DMU with Campton & Sons premises on the left and the down passing loop and munition sidings on the right
View of the Daimler Motor Company's 0-4-0ST 'Daimler' at the head of a train of specially built wagons exiting the factory's sidings
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LMS Photograph
View of the Daimler Motor Company's 0-4-0ST 'Daimler' at the head of a train of specially built wagons exiting the factory's sidings

Ex-LMS 8F 2-8-0 No 48686 is seen running tender first whilst at the head of a Nuneaton bound train of empty oil tank wagons
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M Mensing
Ex-LMS 8F 2-8-0 No 48686 is seen running tender first whilst at the head of a Nuneaton bound train of empty oil tank wagons
Close up showing mainly coal wagons standing in Foleshill goods yard with the Station Hotel and Lockhurst Lane in the background
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M Mensing
Close up showing mainly coal wagons standing in Foleshill goods yard with the Station Hotel and Lockhurst Lane in the background
British Railways built Ivatt 2MT 2-6-2T No 41322 is seen on a two-coach auto fitted Nuneaton to Leamington local passenger service
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Anon
British Railways built Ivatt 2MT 2-6-2T No 41322 is seen on a two-coach auto fitted Nuneaton to Leamington local passenger service
Close up showing a number of timber and steel wagons standing fully loaded with coal on most of Foleshill station's six sidings
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Anon
Close up showing a number of timber and steel wagons standing fully loaded with coal on most of Foleshill station's six sidings
Close up of the coal stacking areas seen behind the wagons and located against the boundary wall of Campton & Sons Ltd's factory
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AW Flowers
Close up of the coal stacking areas seen behind the wagons and located against the boundary wall of Campton & Sons Ltd's factory

LMS railway photo
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M Mensing
Another view of Stanier's 8F No 48686 in charge of the train of oil tank wagons with the first four being fitted with a pair of bogies
Close up showing primarily BR steel wagons in Foleshill goods yard with Shanks & Sons works in the background on Lockhurst Lane
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M Mensing
Close up showing primarily BR steel wagons in Foleshill goods yard with Shanks & Sons works in the background on Lockhurst Lane
Close up showing Foleshill goods yard's coal stacks which were formed by erecting worn out up ended railway sleepers as the walls
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M Mensing
Close up showing Foleshill goods yard's coal stacks which were formed by erecting worn out up ended railway sleepers as the walls
Ex-LNWR 0-8-0 'Super D' No 49439' is seen at the head of of a northbound freight as it passes the down refuge loop and munitions sidings
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M Mensing
Ex-LNWR 0-8-0 'Super D' No 49439' is seen at the head of of a northbound freight as it passes the down refuge loop and munitions sidings
Looking towards Nuneaton as English Electric Type 4 No D339 passes the former site of Foleshill goods yard which has now been fenced off
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J Hyde
Looking towards Nuneaton as English Electric Type 4 No D339 passes the former site of Foleshill goods yard which has now been fenced off

Close up showing Foleshill Station Signal Box which was situated beneath Lockhurst Lane overbridge and on the down line
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J Hyde
Close up showing Foleshill Station Signal Box which was situated beneath Lockhurst Lane overbridge and on the down line
British Railways Standard Class 5MT 4-6-0 No 73003 is standing at the up platform with a local passenger service to Coventry
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AW Flowers
British Railways Standard Class 5MT 4-6-0 No 73003 is standing at the up platform with a local passenger service to Coventry
British Railways Standard Class 4MT 4-6-0 No 75035 is seen entering Foleshill station on an down local passenger service
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Anon
British Railways Standard Class 4MT 4-6-0 No 75035 is seen entering Foleshill station on an down local passenger service
British Railways built Fairburn 4MT 2-6-4T No 42062 passes Foleshill goods yard with a Coventry to Nuneaton local passenger service
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AW Flowers
British Railways built Fairburn 4MT 2-6-4T No 42062 passes Foleshill goods yard with a Coventry to Nuneaton local passenger service
LMS 3P 2-6-2T No 109 passes Foleshill goods yard whilst at the head of a four coach Nuneaton to Coventry local passenger service
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AW Flowers
LMS 3P 2-6-2T No 109 passes Foleshill goods yard whilst at the head of a four coach Nuneaton to Coventry local passenger service

British Railways Standard Class 4MT 4-6-0 No 75063 passes Campton & Sons works as it approaches the station on a local service
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AW Flowers
British Railways Standard Class 4MT 4-6-0 No 75063 passes Campton & Sons works as it approaches the station on a local service
British Railways built Ivatt 2MT 2-6-0 No 46446 is seen pulling out of Foleshill station's goods yard at the head of train of oil tanks
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AW Flowers
British Railways built Ivatt 2MT 2-6-0 No 46446 is seen pulling out of Foleshill station's goods yard at the head of train of oil tanks
Ex-L & Y 0-4-0ST 'Pug' No 51204 is seen working the Dunlop sidings to the south of Foleshill station circa 1958
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Anon
Ex-L & Y 0-4-0ST 'Pug' No 51204 is seen working the Dunlop sidings to the south of Foleshill station circa 1958
A Metro Cammel two-car DMU unit has just passed the former Munitions Sidings as it approaches Foleshill station on a local Nuneaton service
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M Mensing
A Metro Cammel two-car DMU unit has just passed the former Munitions Sidings as it approaches Foleshill station on a local Nuneaton service
Diagram of the various sidings and connections along the Coventry and Nuneaton branch from Courtaulds to Three Spires Junction
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Anon
Diagram of the various sidings and connections along the Coventry and Nuneaton branch from Courtaulds to Three Spires Junction

A 1930s LMS Control strip map showing the goods shed and two sets of sidings adjacent to Foleshill station
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M Hollick
A 1930s LMS Control strip map showing the goods shed and two sets of sidings adjacent to Foleshill station
A 1930s LMS Control strip map showing the route from Nuneaton to Coventry plus the Loop Line
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M Hollick
A 1930s LMS Control strip map showing the route from Nuneaton to Coventry plus the Loop Line
A 1930s LMS Control strip map showing the route between Nuneaton No 1 Signal Box and Coventry No 3 Signal Box
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M Hollick
A 1930s LMS Control strip map of the route between Nuneaton No 1 Signal Box and Coventry No 3 signal box