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Warwick Station

GWR Route: Banbury to Wolverhampton

Warwick station was opened on 1st October 1852 as one of the original stations on the Broad Gauge route between Oxford and Birmingham and is located approximately half a mile from the town centre. The station was also used in steam days for holding the banking locomotive required to assist heavy trains up Hatton Bank. The main goods yard was located on the up side on the other side of the bridge carrying the railway over the Coventry Road. The goods yard was accessed off Coventry Road and was equipped with both a goods shed and six-ton crane.

Warwick hosted the Royal Agricultural Show in 1859 and again in June 1892. For this second show, new sidings and ground frames were added on the down side about a mile north of the station, at Capes Yard and extra platform length and a temporary platform built on the down side of the station to accommodate the expected additional traffic. This increased length of the bay platform line, but in May 1894 a fire caused significant damage to the station and when it was rebuilt the end section of the bay platform line was filled-in reducing the bay's length and allowing the new down platform buildings to be extended. At the same time the main down platform was also further extended on the northern side. At the same time a siding was constructed to serve the gasworks sidings which lay a little beyond Capes Yard.

The station originally had two signal boxes, which had both been constructed in 1884. For the Royal Agricultural Show extensions, an additional ground frame was installed at Capes Yard and the frame in the North Signal Box was also replaced. These alterations came into operation in May 1892. On 27th June 1909, the original two Signal Boxes and the Capes Yard ground frame were replaced with a new brick built (type 7D) Signal box behind the up platform and two new four lever ground frames in cabins. The new Signal Box had a three bar horizontal tappet frame with 52 levers at 4 inch centres. The North Ground Frame was located on the down side in the middle of Capes Yard, while the South Ground Frame was located on the up side at the southern end of the Main Goods Yard.

In May 1911 the up relief siding was extended to hold 72 wagons in addition to a locomotive and brake van. This was later converted to a loop in June 1944 and taken out of use on 26th November 1967.

In July 1931 the Royal Agricultural Show was held at Warwick for the third time and at Capes Yard four additional sidings, each accommodating 22 wagons, were constructed with a double sided platform 700 foot long by 35 foot wide between the central pair. See the transcript of the Great Western Railway Magazine article at warwick-royal-show.htm for more details. These sidings and the platform were taken out of use in April 1961 and removed in July that year.

Over the first half of the twentieth century the sidings carried an increasing amount of coal from 5,750 tons in 1900, to 14,250 tons in 1947, although this rapidly decreased as the gasworks closed in 1952 (note the Gas Works siding is recorded as being taken out of use on 13th June 1965). The main goods yard officially closed on 11th November 1963, although most of the sidings had been taken out of use between 1955 and April 1961 and the South Ground Frame was removed in April 1961. On the opposite side of the running lines at this southern end of the station, the down relief siding was retained until 9th June 1968. The Cape Yard lasted a little longer, being closed on 31st January 1969. All the down side sidings here and the North Ground Frame were taken out of use on 3rd May 1969.

The main access to the station was off Coventry Road with a long drive up to the down platform which had the contained the main accommodation. Access could also be achieved via Woodcote Road to the up platform. Whilst both platforms are on the level with the surrounding area the land is lower towards Leamington allowing the two platforms to be connected by an underpass. The up platform for London is numbered platform one and the down platform for Birmingham and Stratford upon Avon is numbered platform two.

Robert Ferris

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External views of Warwick Station

An Edwardian view of Warwick station and the station forecourt which was accessed from Coventry Road
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D Parsons
An Edwardian view of Warwick station and the station forecourt which was accessed from Coventry Road
Close up of the entrance to the underpass to the up platform and some of the staff posing for the camera
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D Parsons
Close up of the entrance to the underpass to the up platform and some of the staff posing for the camera
Looking up Station Road from Coventry Road towards the down platform buildings on 24th August 1963
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P Kingston
Looking up Station Road from Coventry Road towards the down platform buildings on 24th August 1963
Close up showing the down platform buildings at the Birmingham end of the station with the bay for the Hatton banker out of view on the left
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P Kingston
Close up of the down platform buildings at the Birmingham end of the station with the bay out of view on the left

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Platform views of Warwick station

Looking towards Leamington in 1925 with a small group of passengers waiting on the down platform
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Stations UK
Looking towards Leamington in 1925 with a small group of passengers waiting on the down platform
Looking towards Leamington and across to the down platform from the Hatton end of the station
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P Hopkins
Looking towards Leamington and across to the down platform from the Hatton end of the station
Close up showing the various phases of building reflected by the different platform levels of the down platform
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P Hopkins
Close up showing the various phases of building reflected by the different platform levels of the down platform
Close up of the ex-GWR horse box with groom's compartment at one end and a hay store at the other end
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P Hopkins
Close up of the ex-GWR horse box with groom's compartment at one end and a hay store at the other end
Looking towards Leamington along the down platform with the 1906 signal box on the left and the goods yard in the distance
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Anon
Looking towards Leamington along the down platform with the signal box on the left and the goods yard in the distance

Close up of the down platform showing the short spur at the Leamington end of the station is now gone
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Anon
Close up of the down platform showing the short spur at the Leamington end of the station is now gone
Looking towards Leamington from the Birmingham end of the down platform with the Hatton banker's bay on the right
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P Hopkins
Looking towards Leamington from the Birmingham end of the down platform with the bay on the right
Close up showing the 52-lever frame signal box located on the down platform which had replaced two signal boxes in 1909
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P Hopkins
Close up showing the 52-lever frame signal box located on the down platform which had replaced two signal boxes
Close up showing the much lower platform level of the platform at the Leamington end of the station
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P Hopkins
Close up showing the much lower platform level of the platform at the Leamington end of the station
Looking from the up platform towards the down platform with the headshunt of the landing dock on the left
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Lens of Sutton
Looking from the up platform towards the down platform with the headshunt of the landing dock on the left

Close up showing the Leamington end of the down platform building which included a timber framed and clad lean-to
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Lens of Sutton
Close up of the Leamington end of the down platform building which included a timber clad lean-to
Close up showing the down platform and main building with the entrance in the centre and a telephone box on the right
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Lens of Sutton
Close up of the down platform and main building with the entrance in the centre and a telephone box on the right
Close up showing one of Warwick station's several ornate gas lampposts situated on the up platform
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G Coltas
Close up showing one of Warwick station's several ornate gas lampposts situated on the up platform
A view from the south end of Warwick's down platform looking towards Leamington Spa on 20th August 1956
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RG Nelson
A view from the south end of Warwick's down platform looking towards Leamington Spa on 20th August 1956
View of the demolition of the up side buildings at Warwick Station which had paused over the weekend
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P Kingson
View of the demolition of the up side buildings at Warwick Station which had paused over the weekend

View of Warwick Signal Box seen on 17th August 1969 which replaced the North and South boxes in 1909
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W Wright
View of Warwick Signal Box seen on 17th August 1969 which replaced the North and South boxes in 1909
Close up showing one of Warwick station's ornate gas lampposts and to its right, an enamel Bryant & May advert
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P Kingston
Close up showing one of Warwick station's ornate gas lampposts and to its right, an enamel Bryant & May advert

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The Royal Show

Extract from Great Western Magazine Vol. XLIII. No.8, August 1931

Royal Agricultural Show

The Royal Agricultural Society’s show was held this year at Castle Park, Warwick, from July 7 to 11. The general depression in trade of the country had its influence upon the number of exhibitors, in addition to which a serious outbreak of foot and mouth disease, just prior to the opening of the show, considerably restricted the movement of cattle.

The show yard was a little over a mile from the Great Western Railway Station at Warwick, and accommodation was provided in the Company’s Cape Yard for dealing with the whole of the traffic, including that of the London, Midland and Scottish Company.

Platforms measuring 700 feet long by 35 feet wide with a siding for 22 vehicles on each side, enabling two trains to be dealt with simultaneously, were provided, equipped with cranes for lifting heavy articles.

About 590 vehicles of live stock in 32 special trains were received, and 550 vehicles in 31 special trains were drspatched. It was necessary to work continuously in the reception of the show animals from 3.0 p.m. on Friday, July 3 to 3.0 p.m. on Monday July 6.

To meet the requirements in connection with the return of the live stock after the show, special trains were despatched at regular intervals of one hour from 7.0 p.m. Saturday, July 11, to 9.0 a.m. Monday, July 13. The scheduled times were closely followed throughout.

The transport arrangements, which had been carefully planned prior to the meeting, had to be modified from time to time to meet the varying conditions arising out of the restrictions in the movement of cattle.

At the conclusion of the meeting the Royal Society passed a resolution expressing their thanks for the excellent rail arrangements made in connection with the show.

Restriction of Movement of Animals from the Royal Agricultural Society's Show at the Royal Showground, Warwick. July 1931

2. (1) No animal shall be moved out of the Show Ground of the Royal Agricultural Society at Warwick, except with a licence granted by an Inspector or officer of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, and then only to some suitable premises approved by the Inspector of the Ministry and subject to such conditions as the Minister considers necessary or expedient for the purpose of preventing the spread of disease, and are inserted in the licence.

2. (2) No licence shall be required under the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Infected Areas Restrictions) Order of 1925, in respect of any animal being moved from the Show with a licence under this Order.

3. The term 'animal' in this Order means cattle, sheep, goats and swine.

Special Fordson tractor No 2316 towing a loaded modified horse drawn trailer (No 3553) at Warwick Royal Show
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Great Western Railway
Special Fordson tractor No 2316 towing a modified horse drawn trailer (No 3553) at Warwick Royal Show
Fordson tractor No 1194 towing large agricultural machinery to the Warwick Royal Show on 4th July 1931
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Great Western Railway
Fordson tractor No 1194 towing large agricultural machinery to the Warwick Royal Show on 4th July 1931
Temporary garage facilities erected for Warwick Royal Show with Fordson tractor No 2313 under repair
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Great Western Railway
Temporary garage facilities erected for Warwick Royal Show with Fordson tractor No 2313 under repair
Six wheel Morris Commercial ex WD lorry chassis originally allocated No 1115 when purchased by the GWR
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Great Western Railway
Six wheel Morris Commercial ex WD lorry chassis originally allocated No 1115 when purchased by the GWR
GWR enquiry office on the grounds of the Royal Agricultural Show, held in Castle Park in July 1931
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GWR Magazine
GWR enquiry office on the grounds of the Royal Agricultural Show, held in Castle Park in July 1931

A busy scene in early July 1931, showing the new wide platform and sidings at Capes Yard, just north of Warwick
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GWR Magazine
A busy scene in early July 1931, showing the new wide platform and sidings at Capes Yard, just north of Warwick

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Southern Approaches

Looking towards Leamington with the Grand Union Canal being carried over the railway via the second bridge
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RS Carpenter
Looking towards Leamington with the Grand Union Canal being carried over the railway via the second bridge
View of Warwick South Ground Frame which controlled the Leamington end of Coventry Road goods yard
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P Kingston
View of Warwick South Ground Frame which controlled the Leamington end of Coventry Road goods yard
Close up of the two sidings which facilitated the loading and unloading of horses and horse drawn road vehicles
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G Coltas
Close up of the two sidings which facilitated the loading and unloading of horses and horse drawn road vehicles
Close up showing a GWR horse box stabled on one of the two sidings located adjacent to the bridge over Coventry Road
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P Kingston
Close up of a GWR horse box stabled on one of the two sidings located adjacent to the bridge over Coventry Rd
Close up showing the simplified pointwork and single siding which served the landing dock for horse drawn vehicles
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G Coltas
Close up showing the simplified pointwork and single siding which served the landing dock for horse drawn vehicles

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Northern Approaches

Looking towards Birmingham along the down platform with the Hatton banker's bay on the left
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PJ Garland
Looking towards Birmingham along the down platform with the Hatton banker's bay on the left
Close up showing the refuge siding located on the Hatton side of Warwick station's up platform
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G Coltas
Close up showing the refuge siding located on the Hatton side of Warwick station's up platform
Close up showing the length of the mixed freight train which been set back to allow faster traffic to pass
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G Coltas
Close up showing the length of the mixed freight train which been set back to allow faster traffic to pass

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Cape Yard and Warwick Corporation's Gas Works sidings

Close up showing the crossover to Cape Yard, which is sited on the left, and in the distance Cape Road bridge
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PJ Garland
Close up showing the crossover to Cape Yard, which is sited on the left, and in the distance Cape Road bridge
Close up showing workmen in the process of unloading coal prior to stacking the coal on the ground circa 1938
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G Coltas
Close up showing workmen in the process of unloading coal prior to stacking the coal on the ground circa 1938
Another close up of Cape Yard sidings which has several coal stacks in view by the yard advertising hoarding
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G Coltas
Another close up of Cape Yard sidings which has several coal stacks in view by the yard advertising hoarding
Close up showing a locomotive shunting wagons within Cape Yard sidings  and Warwick station in the distance
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G Coltas
Close up of a locomotive shunting wagons within Cape Yard sidings and Warwick station in the distance
Close up showing Cape Yard sidings which is full of both oil and mineral wagons whilst the six-ton crane is evident
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G Coltas
Close up showing Cape Yard sidings which is full of both oil and mineral wagons whilst the six-ton crane is still evident

Close up showing a train of four-wheel petrol tank cars being marshalled for the Regent Oil Company
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P Kingston
Close up showing a train of four-wheel petrol tank cars being marshalled for the Regent Oil Company
Close up showing the main sidings curving to the left and the single arch bridge carrying Cape Road over the gas works sidings
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P Kingston
Close up of the main sidings on the left and the single arch bridge carrying Cape Rd over the gas works sidings
Close up showing the two sidings, one private the other on railway property, utilised to accommodate coal traffic
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G Coltas
Close up showing the two sidings, one private the other on railway property, utilised to accommodate coal traffic
Close up showing the siding where coal was transferred from standard to narrow gauge wagons for the local gas works
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G Coltas
Close up of the siding where coal was transferred from standard to narrow gauge wagons for the local gas works

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Wharf Street bridge works

View looking towards Leamington mid-way between the latter and Warwick with the centre bridge of the three carrying the Grand Union canal
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C Capewell
View of railway workers placing concrete into the abutment of Wharf Street bridge via a concrete pump
Another view of workers placing concrete into the abutment of Wharf Street bridge via a concrete pump
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C Capewell
Another view of workers placing concrete into the abutment of Wharf Street bridge via a concrete pump
View of the old water pipes being replaced which once supplied Leamington with water from Rowington
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C Capewell
View of the old water pipes being replaced which once supplied Leamington with water from Rowington
A JCB 3c excavates one of Wharf Street's bridge abutments over the week end of 5th and 6th July 1975
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C Capewell
A JCB 3c excavates one of Wharf Street's bridge abutments over the week end of 5th and 6th July 1975

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Maps of the station and sidings

Map of the station with Birmingham to the left and Leamington to the right of the diagram
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OS Maps
Map of the station with Birmingham to the left and Leamington to the right of the diagram
Map of the station with Birmingham to the left and Leamington to the right of the diagram
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OS Maps
Map of the station with Birmingham to the left and Leamington to the right of the diagram
Close up showing the two short sidings, one private the other on railway property, utilised by coal traffic for the Warwick Corporation Gas Works
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J Copsey
Plan of Warwick Avon Bridge sidings showing the three loop lines on the up side controlled by Avon Bridge Signal Box
A low resolution version of the Signalling Diagram for Warwick Signal Box showing the track layout and signalling arrangement in the early 1950s
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Signalling Record Society
Signalling Diagram of Warwick Signal Box & the track layout and signalling arrangement in the early 1950s
Gradient Profile showing the position of the various sidings adjacent to Warwick Station and Budbrook Signal Box
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R Ferris
Gradient Profile showing the position of the various sidings adjacent to Warwick Station and Budbrook Signal Box

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Locomotives and rolling stock seen at Warwick prior to 31st December 1947

GWR 2-8-0 28xx class No 2872 pulls slowly out of the up refuge siding with a Group 10 classified freight train
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G Coltas
GWR 2-8-0 28xx Class No 2872 pulls slowly out of the up refuge siding with a Group 10 classified freight train
GWR 4-6-0 Star class No 4065 'Evesham Abbey' is seen running through the station on an up express
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G Coltas
GWR 4-6-0 Star class No 4065 'Evesham Abbey' is seen running through the station on an up express
GWR 4-6-0 No 6015 'King Richard III is seen passing through the station at speed at the head of an up express
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G Coltas
GWR 4-6-0 No 6015 'King Richard III is seen passing through the station at speed at the head of an up express
GWR 49xx Class 4-6-0 No 4912 'Berrington Hall' enters the station at the head of a down express service
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G Coltas
GWR 49xx Class 4-6-0 No 4912 'Berrington Hall' enters the station at the head of a down express service
GWR 2-6-0 Mogul No 5399 is seen working hard to build up speed ready to tackle Hatton Bank whilst on an express freight working
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G Coltas
GWR 2-6-0 Mogul No 5399 workis hard ready to tackle Hatton Bank whilst on an express freight working

GWR 4-6-0 King class No 6026 'King John' with just a slight evidence of smoke at the chimney roars through the station on a down express service
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G Coltas
GWR 4-6-0 King Class No 6026 'King John' roars through the station on a down express service
Ex-GWR 2-6-0 43xx class Mogul No 6389 passes the bay for Hatton bamkers as it runs through the station with a down express freight service
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G Coltas
GWR 2-6-0 43xx Class Mogul No 6389 runs through the station with a down express freight service
GWR 4-6-0 29xx Class No 2914 'Saint Augustine' is seen at the head of a down express service to Snow Hill
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G Coltas
GWR 4-6-0 29xx Class No 2914 'Saint Augustine' is seen at the head of a down express service to Snow Hill
GWR 4-6-0 King class No 6005 'King George II' is working hard at the head of a named express service as it passes Cape Yard
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G Coltas
GWR 4-6-0 No 6005 'King George II' works hard at the head of a down express as it passes Cape Yard
GWR 0-6-0 No 354 stands at the throat of the Hatton Bankers bay ready to assist the next down goods train
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P Hopkins
GWR 0-6-0 No 354 stands at the throat of the Hatton Bankers bay ready to assist the next down goods train

GWR 2-6-2T Prairie Tank No 3162 stands in the station on a down local train made up with Clerestory coaches
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G Coltas
GWR 2-6-2T Prairie Tank No 3162 stands in the station on a down local train made up with Clerestory coaches
GWR 2-6-2T Prairie No 5192 runs in to the station on a passenger service probably bound for Stratford upon Avon
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G Coltas
GWR 2-6-2T Prairie No 5192 runs in to the station on a passenger service probably bound for Stratford upon Avon
GWR 4-6-0 No 6000 'King George V' the pioneer of this class of locomotives hurries past Warwick Corporation's gas work sidings with an up express
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G Coltas
GWR 4-6-0 No 6000 'King George V' hurries past Warwick's gas work sidings in the Summer of 1946
An unidentified GWR 0-6-0 'Armstrong Goods' is seen at the head of a short down cattle train most probably en-route to Bordesley Junction cattle wharf
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G Coltas
An unidentified GWR 0-6-0 'Armstrong Goods' is seen at the head of a down cattle train en-route to Bordesley
GWR 4575 Class 2-6-2T No 5544 is seen at the head of a local train made up of clerestory coaches
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RK Blencowe
GWR 4575 Class 2-6-2T No 5544 is seen at the head of a local train made up of clerestory coaches

Ex-GWR 2-6-2T Large Prairie No 5163 is seen running bunker first at the head of a Snow Hill to Leamington local passenger service
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G Coltas
Ex-GWR 2-6-2T Large Prairie No 5163 runs bunker first at the head of a Leamington local passenger service
GWR 2-6-2T large prairie No 3163 with two ganged brake composite corridor coaches on an up local passenger train
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G Coltas
GWR 2-6-2T large prairie No 3163 with two ganged brake composite corridor coaches on an up local passenger train
Great Western Railway 30xx Class 2-8-0 No 3026 passes by Cape Yard with a down goods train in 1938
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G Coltas
Great Western Railway 30xx Class 2-8-0 No 3026 passes by Cape Yard with a down goods train in 1938
British Railways Type 2 Bo-Bo D6348 is seen waiting in the bay whilst on Hatton banker duties in July 1966
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G Coltas
GWR 2-6-2T 45xx class small prairie No 4558 arriving at Warwick with a down passenger in the late 1930s
Ex-Bristol and Exeter (B&E) Railway coach converted to a Divisional Engineer’s Inspection Saloon by the GWR in circa 1900
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GWR Magazine
An official photograph showing a large consignment of crated Winget concrete mixing machines leaving Warwick

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Locomotives and rolling stock seen at Warwick post 1st December 1948

Ex-GWR 28xx Class 2-8-0 No 2822 runs through Warwick station at the head of an express goods train
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G Coltas
Ex-GWR 28xx Class 2-8-0 No 2822 runs through Warwick station at the head of an express goods train
Ex-GWR 2-6-2T Large Prairie No 5156 is seen at the head of a four-coach passenger service to Snow Hill as it passes Cape Yard
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G Coltas
Ex-GWR 2-6-2T Large Prairie No 5156 is seen at the head of a four-coach passenger service to Snow Hill
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 Saint Class No 2933 'Bilbury Court', relegated to secondary duties, arrives on a down stopping train
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G Coltas
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 Saint Class No 2933 'Bilbury Court', relegated to secondary duties, arrives on a down stopping train
Ex-GWR 0-6-0PT 57xx class Pannier Tank No 3624 glides through the station on the up line with a single van in tow
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G Coltas
Ex-GWR 0-6-0PT 57xx class Pannier Tank No 3624 glides through the station on the up line with a single van in tow
British Railways Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No 92028 builds up speed for Hatton Bank on 22nd April 1965.
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N Kendall
British Railways Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No 92028 builds up speed for Hatton Bank on 22nd April 1965.

Ex-GWR 4-6-0 King class No 6014 'King Henry VII' is seen with plenty of steam as it starts to tackle Hatton Bank with a down express
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G Coltas
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 King Class No 6014 'King Henry VII' is seen as it starts to tackle Hatton Bank with a down express
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 Hall class No 6933 'Bintles Hall' stands at the head of a down express train bound for Snow Hill
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G Coltas
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 Hall Class No 6933 'Bintles Hall' stands at the head of a down express train bound for Snow Hill
Ex-GWR 2-6-0 43xx class Mogul No 7301 passes through the station on a down one-coach railcar trailer service in June 1951
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G Coltas
Ex-GWR 2-6-0 43xx Class Mogul No 7301 on a down one-coach railcar trailer service in June 1951
Ex-GWR 0-6-0PT 55xx class Pannier Tank No 9740 is seen shunting wagons in to the goods yard from the mainline between paths
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RS Carpenter
Ex-GWR 0-6-0PT 55xx Tank No 9740 shunts wagons into the goods yard from the down main between paths
WD 2-8-0 8F Austerity No 77497 is seen at the head of an express goods train as it passes Cape Yard sidings
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G Coltas
WD 2-8-0 8F Austerity No 77497 is seen at the head of an express goods train as it passes Cape Yard sidings

Ex-LNWR 0-8-0 'G2 class' No 49413 is seen at the head of stopping freight train as it passes Cape Yard
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G Coltas
Ex-LNWR 0-8-0 'G2 class' No 49413 is seen at the head of stopping freight train as it passes Cape Yard
Ex-GWR 2-6-0 43xx class Mogul No 5362, with a through train head lamp code, stands in the Hatton Bank bay
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G Coltas
Ex-GWR 2-6-0 43xx class Mogul No 5362, with a through train head lamp code, stands in the Hatton Bank bay
Ex-GWR 4073 ‘Castle’ class No 5047 ‘Earl of Dartmouth’ in British Railway livery approaches Warwick Station
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GRJ Blenkinsop
Ex-GWR 4073 'Castle' Class No 5047 ‘Earl of Dartmouth’ in British Railway livery approaches Warwick Station
Ex-GWR 2-6-0 Mogul No 5313 ghosts pass Warwick station at the head of an up semi-fitted express goods train
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G Coltas
Ex-GWR 2-6-0 Mogul No 5313 ghosts pass Warwick station at the head of an up semi-fitted express goods train
Ex-GWR 81xx Class 2-6-2T No 8109 is seen being topped up with water whilst acting as banker in 1960
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P Kingston
Ex-GWR 81xx Class 2-6-2T No 8109 is seen being topped up with water whilst acting as banker in 1960

Ex-Great Western Railway 30xx Class 2-8-0 No 3028 stands on the up refuge loop during the Winter of 1955
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N Simmons
Ex-Great Western Railway 30xx Class 2-8-0 No 3028 stands on the up refuge loop during the Winter of 1955
Ex-GWR 49xx Class 4-6-0 No 5912 'Queens Hall' heads an up train past Coventry Road Yard's good shed in 1959
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P Kingston
Ex-GWR 49xx Class 4-6-0 No 5912 'Queens Hall' heads an up train past Coventry Road Yard's good shed in 1959
British Railways built 4MT 2-6-0 No 43003 runs light engine through Warwick station on 3rd April 1965
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R Postill
British Railways built 4MT 2-6-0 No 43003 runs light engine through Warwick station on 3rd April 1965
Ex-GWR 68xx Class 4-6-0 No 6879 'Overton Grange' passes through Warwick station on an up goods on 5th October 1963
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R Postill
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 No 6879 'Overton Grange' passes through Warwick station on an up goods on 5th October 1963
Ex-GWR 49xx Class 4-6-0 No 5983 'Henley Hall' passes through with a down Class H goods service on 8th June 1963
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R Postill
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 No 5983 'Henley Hall' passes through with a down Class H goods service on 8th June 1963

Ex-GWR 4073 Class 4-6-0 No 5031 'Totnes Castle' passes through with a Class C XP working on 5th October 1963
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R Postill
Ex-GWR 4073 Class 4-6-0 No 5031 'Totnes Castle' passes through with a Class C XP working on 5th October 1963
Ex-LMS 5XP 4-6-0 No 45577 'Bengal' passes through with a Class C XP working on 5th October 1963
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R Postill
Ex-LMS 5XP 4-6-0 No 45577 'Bengal' passes through with a Class C XP working on 5th October 1963
Ex-LMS 8F 2-8-0 No 48412 is seen at the head of a Class F unfitted up express goods on 5th October 1963
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R Postill
Ex-LMS 8F 2-8-0 No 48412 is seen at the head of a Class F unfitted up express goods on 5th October 1963
Ex-GWR 2-6-2T No 8109 passes Warwick Cape Yard with a down Class B service in May 1955
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P Kingston
Ex-GWR 2-6-2T No 8109 passes Warwick Cape Yard with a down Class B service in May 1955
British Railways Standard 9F 2-10-0 No 92204 heads an up Class F unfitted freight on 13th March 1965
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R Postill
British Railways Standard 9F 2-10-0 No 92204 heads an up Class F unfitted freight on 13th March 1965

Ex-GWR 2251 Class 0-6-0 No 2210 runs tender first through Warwick on an up goods service on 8th June 1963
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R Postill
Ex-GWR 2251 Class 0-6-0 No 2210 runs tender first through Warwick on an up goods service on 8th June 1963
GWR 60xx Class 4-6-0 No 6008 'King James II' rushes past the GasWorks siding on an up named express
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G Coltas
GWR 60xx Class 4-6-0 No 6008 'King James II' rushes past the GasWorks siding on an up named express
Ex-GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 No 4919 'Donnington Hall' on up main with Class D freight on 22nd July 1964
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P Kingston
Ex-GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 No 4919 'Donnington Hall' on up main with Class D freight on 22nd July 1964
Ex-BR built 4073 Class No 7029 'Clun Castle' heads a down freight through Warwick in July 1966
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C Capewell
Ex-BR built 4073 Class No 7029 'Clun Castle' heads a down freight through Warwick in July 1966
Ex-Bristol and Exeter (B&E) Railway coach converted to a Divisional Engineer’s Inspection Saloon by the GWR in circa 1900
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HMRS
Ex-Bristol and Exeter (B&E) Railway coach converted to a Divisional Engineer’s Inspection Saloon by the GWR

Ex-LMS 4-6-0 Royal Scott class No 46123 ‘Royal Irish Fusilier’ at the end of the up platform after failing to stop
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Anon
Ex-LMS 4-6-0 Royal Scott class No 46123 ‘Royal Irish Fusilier’ at the end of the up platform after failing to stop
Another view of ex LMS 4-6-0 Royal Scott class No 46123 ‘Royal Irish Fusilier’ at the end of Warwick's up platform
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Anon
Another view of ex-LMS 4-6-0 Royal Scott class No 46123 ‘Royal Irish Fusilier’ at the end of Warwick's up platform

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Diesel Dawn

British Railways Type 2 Bo-Bo D6348 is seen waiting in the bay whilst on Hatton banker duties in July 1966
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C Capewell
British Railways Type 2 Bo-Bo D6348 is seen waiting in the bay whilst on Hatton banker duties in July 1966
A three car Diesel Multiple Unit is seen arriving at the up platform on a local passenger service on 3rd April 1965
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R Postill
A three car Diesel Multiple Unit is seen arriving at the up platform on a local passenger service on 3rd April 1965

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