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Written by Steven Wakefield - 27 Feb 2004
last update by Gary S. Smith - 14 Jun 2004
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Location notes
A small station on the WCML, between Stafford and Tamworth.
Railway type and traffic
Central train services between Walsall and Stafford , Nuneaton and Stafford. Virgin West Coast services which do not run to Birmingham or Wolverhampton
Various DB Schenker freight including MGRs for Rugeley Power Station. Freightliner Intermodal and heavy haul services.
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RTT Link Rugeley Trent Valley
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Environment
A rural station.
Road directions
The Trent Valley and Town stations are signposted from the A51 and the A460. If coming from Lichfield turn right at the first roundabout and take the by-pass, past the power station, and right at the junction of Power Station Road and Station Road.

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Rugeley Trent Valley map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a small station car park.
Public transport
By train from either Nuneaton, Walsall or Stafford.
See the Central trains webiste for timetable information/

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Amenities
The station is unstaffed with no toilets. Toilets and shops are in the town centre less than 2Km away.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Rugeley Trent Valley

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Streetmap links
Rugeley Trent Valley general view map
Rugeley Trent Valley close up map

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Rugeley Trent Valley



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Photographic notes
No problems with electrification masts at this location due to catenary spanning all main running lines. The station, and the south approach, are on an 'S' bend so plenty of scope for video too.
Morning shots need to be taken from the up platform on sunny days.


General views - All photographs © Steven Wakefield unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north


Fig 1 - Looking north

A general view.

Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 2 - Looking north

From the opposite platform.

Fig 3 - Looking south


Fig 3 - Looking south

Another general view. From the station foot bridge.

Fig 4 - Looking south


Fig 4 - Looking south

From the island platform, taken with a zoom lens.

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