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Hawkesbury Lane Station

LMS Route: Nuneaton to Leamington

Hawkesbury Lane station opened on 2nd September 1850 and closed on 18th January 1965.

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LMS 3MT 2-6-2T No 143 is seen running bunker first at the head of a Nuneaton to Coventry local passenger service circa 1947
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ES Russell
LMS 3MT 2-6-2T No 143 is seen running bunker first at the head of a Nuneaton to Coventry local passenger service circa 1947
View of Hawkesbury Lane station's down platform building which comprised a passenger waiting room and booking office
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View of Hawkesbury Lane station's down platform building which comprised a passenger waiting room and booking office
Looking towards the level crossing and on to Coventry from the Nuneaton end of Hawkesbury Lane station's down platform
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Looking towards the level crossing and on to Coventry from the Nuneaton end of Hawkesbury Lane station's down platform
Close up showing beyond the crossing, Hawkesbury Lane sidings on the left and the signal box which opened in 1896 on the right
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Close up showing beyond the crossing, Hawkesbury Lane sidings on the left and the signal box which opened in 1896 on the right
Looking towards Nuneaton of the station's down platform on the left and the up platform and the station master's house on the right
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Looking towards Nuneaton of the station's down platform on the left and the up platform and the station master's house on the right

Looking towards Coventry from the Nuneaton end of the station's short up platform with the sidings on the left opposite the signal box
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Looking towards Coventry from the Nuneaton end of the station's short up platform with the sidings on the left opposite the signal box
View from the driving cab of an motor fitted train as it approaches Hawkesbury Lane station with a local passenger service to Nuneaton
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G Coltas
View from the driving cab of an motor fitted train as it approaches Hawkesbury Lane station with a local passenger service to Nuneaton
Close up showing Hawkesbury Lane's down platform with the station's former LNWR station nameboard and the brick built gentlemen's toilet
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G Coltas
Close up showing Hawkesbury Lane's down platform with the station's former LNWR station nameboard and the brick built gentlemen's toilet
Ex-LMS 8F 2-8-0 No 48656 is seen working hard at the head of an up coal train from Nuneaton yard to Coventry on 10th October 1964
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G Coltas
Ex-LMS 8F 2-8-0 No 48656 is seen working hard at the head of an up coal train from Nuneaton yard to Coventry on 10th October 1964
View of the track side huts provided for the different gangs of workmen at Hawkesbury Lane station on 17th February 1956
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View of the track side huts provided for the different gangs of workmen at Hawkesbury Lane station on 17th February 1956

View of the Carriage and Wagon Examiner's track side hut used both for mess facilities and for storage of equipment on 17th Feb 1956
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View of the Carriage and Wagon Examiner's track side hut used both for mess facilities and for storage of equipment on 17th Feb 1956
LMS railway photo
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An view of the other side of the Inspector's hut showing the entrance door and its location alongside the main Coventry to Nuneaton line
A 1930s LMS Control strip map showing the route between Longford & Exhall station and Hawkesbury Lane station
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A 1930s LMS Control strip map of the route between Longford & Exhall station and Hawkesbury Lane station
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
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