·  LMS  ·  GWR  ·  LNER  ·  Misc  ·  Stations  ·  What's New  ·  Video  ·  Guestbook  ·  About

LNER Route: Leicester to Marylebone

Rugby Central Station - Locomotives

Additional pages divided on different thematic subjects are available by clicking on the links below:

Great Central Station (41) Locomotives seen at or Near Rugby Great Central Station (56)

An unidentified GCR 4-4-0 hauls one of the first trains to leave Rugby's GC station when opened in 1899
Ref: gcrcs58
Leicestershire & Rutland R.O.
An unidentified GCR 4-4-0 hauls one of the first trains to leave Rugby's GC station when opened in 1899
GCR 0-6-0 Class 9J No 233 is seen standing taking on water whilst at the head of an up goods train
Ref: gcrcs4
RS Carpenter
GCR 0-6-0 Class 9J No 233 is seen standing taking on water whilst at the head of an up goods train
Ex-LNER 4-6-2 A3 class No 60061 'Pretty Polly' with the up York-Swansea express on 15th April 1950
Ref: gcrcs5
Weston Collection
Ex-LNER 4-6-2 A3 class No 60061 'Pretty Polly' with the up York-Swansea express on 15th April 1950
Ex-ROD 2-8-0 class O4/3 No 63639 passes through Rugby's Great Central station with a down goods train
Ref: gcrcs6
Weston Collection
Ex-ROD 2-8-0 class O4/3 No 63639 passes through Rugby's Great Central station with a down goods train
Ex-ROD 2-8-0 class O4/3 No 63739 is seen working hard on an up empty mineral train just south of Rugby station
Ref: gcrcs7
Weston Collection
Ex-ROD 2-8-0 class O4/3 No 63739 is seen working hard on an up empty mineral train just south of Rugby station

Ex-LNER 2-8-0 class O1/8 No 63789 is seen passing through Rugby on an up short goods train
Ref: gcrcs8
Weston Collection
Ex-LNER 2-8-0 class O1/8 No 63789 is seen passing through Rugby on an up short goods train
Ex-ROD 2-8-0 class O4 No 63805 is seen having crossed over the West Coast main line by the GC bridge circa 1950
Ref: gcrcs9
Weston Collection
Ex-ROD 2-8-0 class O4 No 63805 is seen having crossed over the West Coast main line by the GC bridge circa 1950
Ex-WD 2-8-0 No 90103 passes through Rugby station at the head of a goods train
Ref: gcrcs10
Weston Collection
Ex-WD 2-8-0 No 90103 passes through Rugby station at the head of a goods train
Ex-LNER 4-6-0 B1 61202 is seen passing beneath Catesby Road bridge on a York to Swansea express
Ref: gcrcs11
Weston Collection
Ex-LNER 4-6-0 B1 61202 is seen passing beneath Catesby Road bridge on a York to Swansea express
British Railways built B1 4-6-0 No 61299 is seen departing Rugby Central with an up express to London
Ref: gcrcs12
Weston Collection
British Railways built B1 4-6-0 No 61299 is seen departing Rugby Central with an up express to London

An unidentified ex-LNER 4-6-0 Class B16/1 passes over the Oxford Canal between Clifton and Brownsover on 29th October 1959
Ref: gcrcs13
Rugby Advertiser
An unidentified ex-LNER 4-6-0 Class B16/1 passes over the Oxford Canal between Clifton and Brownsover
Ex-ROD 2-8-0 Class O4/3 No 63739 is seen on an up mineral train approaching Rugby station
Ref: gcrcs14
Weston Collection
Ex-ROD 2-8-0 Class O4/3 No 63739 is seen on an up mineral train approaching Rugby station
Ex-ROD 2-8-0 Class O4/8 No 63853 approaches Rugby Signal Box on a down goods service on 29th May 1950
Ref: gcrcs15
Weston Collection
Ex-ROD 2-8-0 Class O4/8 No 63853 approaches Rugby Signal Box on a down goods service on 29th May 1950
Ex-LNER Class V2 2-6-2 No 60832 passes Rugby Signal Box on a down slow passenger service in May 1950
Ref: gcrcs20
Weston Collection
Ex-LNER Class V2 2-6-2 No 60832 passes Rugby on a down slow passenger service in May 1950
Ex-LNER Class V2 2-6-2 No 60828 is seen derailed after an accident near Barby Sidings on 7th August 1955
Ref: gcrcs16
Coventry Evening Telegraph
Ex-LNER Class V2 2-6-2 No 60828 is seen derailed after an accident near Barby Sidings on 7th August 1955

View of ex-LNER 2-6-2 Class V2 No 60828 being lifted by two railway cranes back on to the track
Ref: gcrcs17
Coventry Evening Telegraph
View of ex-LNER 2-6-2 Class V2 No 60828 being lifted by two railway cranes back on to the track
Close up showing the extensive damage caused to the locomotive's running plate, boiler and cab
Ref: gcrcs17a
Coventry Evening Telegraph
Close up showing the extensive damage caused to the locomotive's running plate, boiler and cab
Close up showing the larger of the two rail cranes set up with jacks and timbers after re-righting the locomotive
Ref: gcrcs17b
Coventry Evening Telegraph
Close up showing the larger of the two rail cranes set up with jacks and timbers after re-righting the locomotive
An unidentified GCR 4-4-0 is seen in full cry at the head of adown express crossing the Oxford Canal
Ref: gcrcs56
Leicestershire & Rutland R.O.
An unidentified GCR 4-4-0 is seen in full cry at the head of adown express crossing the Oxford Canal
Ex-LNER 2-6-2 class V2 No 60828 is seen approaching Rugby with a down freight on 11 April 1963
Ref: gcrcs193
A Newman
Ex-LNER 2-6-2 class V2 No 60828 is seen approaching Rugby with a down freight on 11th April 1963

An LNER K3 Class 2-6-0 locomotive is silhouetted against the morning sun whilst crossing the GCR viaduct
Ref: gcrcs197
J Click
An LNER K3 Class 2-6-0 locomotive is silhouetted against the sun whilst crossing the GCR viaduct
An unidentified ex-LNER Class B1 4-6-0 locomotive is seen working hard as it heads an up express
Ref: gcrcs194
Anon
An unidentified ex-LNER Class B1 4-6-0 locomotive is seen working hard as it heads an up express
An unidentified ex-LMS 'Black Five' 4-6-0 stands on the passing loop line waiting for an express to Nottingham
Ref: gcrcs196
P Ingram
An unidentified ex-LMS 'Black Five' 4-6-0 stands on the passing loop line waiting for an express to Nottingham
Ex-LMS 5MT 4-6-0 No 45335 is seen passing over the lines leading to Rugby Midland's large engine shed
Ref: gcrcs195
Anon
Ex-LMS 5MT 4-6-0 No 45335 is seen passing over the lines leading to Rugby Midland's large engine shed
An unidentified B1 class 4-6-0 locomotive is seen standing at Rugby Central station during 1948
Ref: gcrcs202
AG Franklin
An unidentified B1 class 4-6-0 locomotive is seen standing at Rugby Central station during 1948

An unidentified ex-GNR Class H4 2-6-0 locomotive passes through Rugby on an up fish train from Grimsby
Ref: gcrcs209
DJ Braden
An unidentified ex-GNR Class H4 2-6-0 locomotive passes through Rugby on an up fish train from Grimsby
An unidentified British Railways Standard Class 9F locomotive is seen working hard on an up coal train during 1963
Ref: gcrcs204
AG Franklin
An unidentified British Railways Standard Class 9F locomotive is seen working hard on an up coal train
Ex-GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 No 6929 'Whorlton Hall' is seen on a Bournemouth to Newcastle relief express service
Ref: gcrcs205
DJ Bullock
Ex-GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 No 6929 'Whorlton Hall' heads a Bournemouth to Newcastle relief express service
An unidentified LNER A3 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive is seen hauling an up express at speed just south of Rugby in 1938
Ref: gcrcs206
GE Foxcroft
An unidentified LNER A3 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive is seen hauling an up express at speed just south of Rugby
Ex-Southern Railways West Country class 4-6-2 No 34042 'Dorchester' on a football cup special
Ref: gcrcs207
WB Alexander
Ex-Southern Railways West Country class 4-6-2 No 34042 'Dorchester' on a football cup special

An unidentified British Railways English Electric Type 3 Diesel Electric locomotive is seen crossing the Birdcage bridge
Ref: gcrcs242
A Newman
Another view of ex-SR West Country class 4-6-2 No 34042 'Dorchester' passing Rugby GC Signal Box in March 1963
Ex-Southern Railway West Country Class 4-6-2 No 34002 'Salisbury' heads north away from Rugby Central
Ref: gcrcs222
Vaughan
Ex-Southern Railway West Country Class 4-6-2 No 34002 'Salisbury' heads north away from Rugby Central
British Railways Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No 92043 crosses the GCR bridge over the West Coast main line
Ref: gcrcs19
R Postill
British Railways Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No 92043 crosses the GCR bridge over the West Coast main line
British Railways Class 5 4-6-0 No 73000 heads across the GCR's Birdcage bridge on 12th October 1963
Ref: gcrcs218
R Postill
British Railways Class 5 4-6-0 No 73000 heads across the GCR's Birdcage bridge on 12th October 1963
BR Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No 92090 heads an up coal train over the GCR's Birdcage bridge on 12th October 1963
Ref: gcrcs219
R Postill
BR Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No 92090 heads an up coal train over the GCR's Birdcage bridge on 12th October 1963

An unidentified ex-LNER V2 2-6-2 passes Rugby Cattle Sidings Signal Cabin on a Class A express service
Ref: gcrcs255
AG Franklin
An unidentified ex-LNER V2 2-6-2 passes Rugby Cattle Sidings Signal Cabin on a Class A express service
An unidentified GCR 0-6-0 locomotive is seen shunting in Rugby Great Central yard circa 1911
Ref: gcrcs243
RS Carpenter
An unidentified GCR 0-6-0 locomotive is seen shunting in Rugby Great Central yard circa 1911
British Railways built 4-6-0 B1 No 61380 heads the up 'The South Yorkshireman' through Rugby circa 1957
Ref: gcrcs244
AWV Mace
British Railways built 4-6-0 B1 No 61380 heads the up 'The South Yorkshireman' through Rugby circa 1957
Ex-LMS 4-6-0 Class 5 No 45277 races through Rugby GC on an up excursion to Marylebone in 1962
Ref: gcrcs245
DC Pearce
Ex-LMS 4-6-0 Class 5 No 45277 races through Rugby GC on an up excursion to Marylebone in 1962
Ex-LNER B16/3 4-6-0 No 61444 is working back to York from Woodford Halse on a Type 3 service in 1962
Ref: gcrcs246
Ex-LNER B16/3 4-6-0 No 61444 is working back to York from Woodford Halse on a Type 3 service in 1962

Great Central Railway Class 4C 4-4-2 No 192 stands at the down platform waiting to depart Rugby GC circa 1910
Ref: gcrcs247
RS Carpenter
Great Central Railway Class C4/2 4-4-2 No 192 stands at the down platform waiting to depart Rugby GC circa 1910
BR built 4-6-0 B1 No 61370, carrying Class A headcodes, stands in the down refuge siding in August 1959
Ref: gcrcs248
AWV Mace
BR built 4-6-0 B1 No 61370, carrying Class A headcodes, stands in the down refuge siding in August 1959
An unidentified ex-LNER B1 4-6-0 locomotive is seen shunting Rugby GC goods yard circa 1960
Ref: gcrcs266
AG Franklin
An unidentified ex-LNER B1 4-6-0 locomotive is seen shunting Rugby GC goods yard circa 1960
An unidentified ex-GWR Hall Class locomotive on a down express passenger service circa 1962
Ref: gcrcs264
I Mackenzie
An unidentified ex-GWR Hall Class locomotive on a down express passenger service circa 1962
Ex-LMS 5MT 4-6-0 No 44847 is seen taking on water at Rugby Central station on 15th July 1966
Ref: gcrcs265
C Ward
Ex-LMS 5MT 4-6-0 No 44847 is seen taking on water at Rugby Central station on 15th July 1966

Ex-LMS 4-6-2 No 46251 City of Nottingham runs light engine past Rugby Station Signal Cabin
Ref: gcrcs257
I Mackenzie
Ex-LMS 4-6-2 No 46251 City of Nottingham runs light engine past Rugby Station Signal Cabin
British Railways built 4-6-0 No 7905 'Fowey Hall' is seen passing through Rugby GC on a down express service
Ref: gcrcs258
I Mackenzie
British Railways built 4-6-0 No 7905 'Fowey Hall' is seen passing through Rugby GC on a down express service
Preserved GWR 4-4-0 No 3440 'City of Truro' stands light engine at Rugby Great Central station
Ref: gcrcs259
I Mackenzie
Preserved GWR 4-4-0 No 3440 'City of Truro' stands light engine at Rugby Great Central station
An unidentified ex-LNER 4-6-0 locomotive passes the Down Inner Home and the Down Cattle Sidings Outer Distant
Ref: gcrcs260
AG Franklin
An unidentified ex-LNER 4-6-0 locomotive passes the Down Inner Home and the Down Cattle Sidings Outer Distant
British Railways Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No 92005 passes Signal No 33 on a down freight
Ref: gcrcs261
AG Franklin
British Railways Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No 92005 passes Signal No 33 on a down freight

An unidentified BR Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 locomotive passes over the West Coast Main Line circa 1965
Ref: gcrcs262
I Mackenzie
An unidentified BR Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 locomotive passes over the West Coast Main Line circa 1965
Ex-LMS 5XP 4-6-0 No 45626 'Seychelles' is seen on an up Class A express service to Marylebone
Ref: gcrcs253
AG Franklin
Ex-LMS 5XP 4-6-0 No 45626 'Seychelles' is seen on an up Class A express service to Marylebone

Diesel Dawn

A British Railways Derby Diesel Multiple Unit is seen crossing over from the down line to the up line
Ref: gcrcs203
AG Franklin
A British Railways Derby Diesel Multiple Unit is seen crossing over from the down line to the up line
An unidentified British Railways English Electric Type 3 Diesel Electric locomotive is seen crossing the Birdcage bridge
Ref: gcrcs208
AG Franklin
An unidentified BR English Electric Type 3 Diesel Electric locomotive is seen crossing the Birdcage bridge
A Class 108 DMU stands at the down platform ready for the next service back to Nottingham
Ref: gcrcs220
N Tout
A Class 108 DMU stands at the down platform ready for the next service back to Nottingham
A Class 104 DMU set, arrived from Nottingham, travels forward before reversing into the down platform
Ref: gcrcs221
N Tout
A Class 104 DMU set, arrived from Nottingham, travels forward before reversing into the down platform

Great Central Station (41) Locomotives seen at or near Rugby Great Central Station (56)