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Longford & Exhall

LMS Route: Nuneaton to Leamington

The station was opened in 1850 at the same time as Coventry to Nuneaton Line, built by the London and North Western Railway. It was the first to be closed on the branch closing on 23rd May 1949.

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Looking towards Bedworth with the Nuneaton to Coventry line passing over the Longford Road circa 1920
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Coventry Library Local Studies

Looking towards Bedworth with the Nuneaton to Coventry line passing over the Longford Road circa 1920
Close up showing a Coventry tram proceeding under Longford Bridge towards the city centre
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Coventry Library Local Studies

Close up showing a Coventry tram proceeding under Longford Bridge towards the city centre
Close up showing the sign warning passengers on the open top tram cars to remain seated under the bridge
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Coventry Library Local Studies

Close up showing the sign warning passengers on the open top tram cars to remain seated under the bridge
Close up showing an unidentified LNWR 4-4-0 locomotive at the head of a Coventry to Nuneaton local passenger service
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Coventry Library Local Studies

Close up showing an unidentified LNWR 4-4-0 locomotive at the head of a Coventry to Nuneaton local passenger service
A 1930s LMS Control strip map showing the route between Longford & Exhall station and Hawkesbury Lane station
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M Hollick
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 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
Map showing Longford and Exhall station south of the bridge carrying the railway over Woodshires Road
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Ordance Survey

Map showing Longford and Exhall station south of the bridge carrying the railway over Woodshires Road