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Long Lawford is a village on the western outskirts of Rugby. The line here runs between Rugby and Coventry.
Railway type and traffic
These days, most traffic is Virgin Pendolinos and Class 350 units running into Birmingham. However, some freight can be seen running on the line.
This particular location is from one of the road bridges at the village which crosses the railway.
From Rugby, take the A428 towards Coventry. Shortly after passing the cement works on your right, there are three turnings into the village. The location is on the second turning. Don`t worry if you take the wrong one though, a quick tour of the village will soon bring you back on track!Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Long Lawford Village map co-ordinates
It is best not to park on the bridge itself. If you turn left just after the bridge into the one-way lane, you can park to the left leaving enough room for vehicles to pass.
The village has a good local shop, and also has a few drinking places.
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Long Lawford Village
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The best shot is facing east towards Rugby, where the Cement works dominate the skyline.
Admittedly not the best location in the world, but it is something different.
General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east
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