People from the Warwickshire town of Kenilworth were once again able to board a passenger train t53 years after the infamous Dr Beeching closed the old station and withdrew passenger services in 1965. The railway remained between Leamington Spa and Coventry as a freight line that also serving non-stop cross-country passenger services. The new station, sponsored by Warwickshire County Council, has cost £13.6m, some 20% more than first estimated and is 15 months late opening.Local residents were out in force on 30 April 2018 to welcome and board the first passenger service to Coventry at 0616hrs

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People from the Warwickshire town of Kenilworth were once again able to board a passenger train t53 years after the infamous Dr Beeching closed the old station and withdrew passenger services in 1965. The railway remained between Leamington Spa and Coventry as a freight line that also serving non-stop cross-country passenger services. The new station, sponsored by Warwickshire County Council, has cost £13.6m, some 20% more than first estimated and is 15 months late opening.Local residents were out in force on 30 April 2018 to welcome and board the first passenger service to Coventry at 0616hrs

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Location: Kenilworth, UK