LMS Route: Rugby to Wolverhampton
LMS Route: Nuneaton to
Coventry Station: lnwrcov596
View of the London and Birmingham shed with the 'incline
machine' on the left and the parcel depot on the right cica 1950s. The clutter
below the incline machine is a mixture of building and permanent way materials
and might offer a clue as to the sign above the shed door which read 'Ketton
Cement'. The ability of the railways to maximise on advertising revenue is
demonstrated by the unusual location of the VIROL and the Camp Coffee adverts.
The congestion caused by Warwick Road bridge is well illustrated in this view.
Because the Birmingham end of the down platform had just a short section of
track before it joined the down through road, a locomotive standing at the
platform would prevent any through traffic from passing through the