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Written by Jordan Allen - 11 Apr 2005
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Location notes
On the Midland Mainline squashed between Nottingham and Leicester, the station is near to the centre of Loughborough.
Railway type and traffic
This is a Mainline station with plenty of class 222 Meridians and HST, some of which pass through at very high speeds. There are also central 170s/158s etc and a bit of freight.
Environment
A busy inner town station. It is, however, quite safe.
Road directions
From The South, M1, junction 23:
Turn onto the A512, signposted Loughborough. After the Dual Carriageway, turn left at roundabout then turn right at next roundabout. Continue down this road and you will come to the station (On Your Left).

From The North, M1, Junction 24:
Leave the M1 at Junction 24 and go onto the A6, after 1st roundabout, turn left onto A6004, continue down this road and the station is on the left.

From the A46:
At roundabout, take the A6006 signposted Wymeswold, Rempstone, Zouch and, possibly Loughborough. Just after Rempstone turn left onto A60, continue down this road. Station on Right.

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Loughborough Station map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a 180 space Pay and Display Car Park at the Station.
Public transport
Served By Midland Mainline from London / Leicester and the South, and Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield and the North.
Served by central trains to and from Birmingham and Lincoln.

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Amenities
There are toilets on the station and a station Shop. I think there will be food in Loughborough although there are no food shops in the immediate area.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Loughborough Station

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Loughborough Station



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Photographic notes
One of the better positions is on the end of the platform beyond the footbridge, it is out of everyones way and the sun is in the right place. You can also get interesting shots from the footbridge.


General views - All photographs © Jordan Allen unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north west


Fig 1 - Looking north west


Fig 2 - Looking north west


Fig 2 - Looking north west


Fig 3 - Looking north west


Fig 3 - Looking north west


Fig 4 - Looking north west


Fig 4 - Looking north west


Fig 5 - Looking south east



Fig 5 - Looking south east


Fig 6 - Looking south east



Fig 6 - Looking south east


Fig 7 - Looking south east



Fig 7 - Looking south east


Fig 8 - The Brush works opposite the station



Fig 8 - The Brush works opposite the station


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