With its sandy-coloured brickwork and peaked canopies, Loughborough station maintains the architecture that was characteristic of Midland Railway, who opened the station in 1872.
The town's original station was located a short distance to the south and was used for the first package tour organised by Thomas Cook, who brought a temperance group to a rally in Loughborough from Leicester in 1841.
Today, Loughborough train station is a stopping point for services between London, Derby, Nottingham and Sheffield. Visitors can walk into the town centre in about fifteen minutes or catch the bus that leaves from outside the station on Nottingham Road.
An important industrial and manufacturing town in the 19th and 20th centuries, Loughborough is today best known for its university, the town's largest employer and one of the top universities in Great Britain. With an excellent reputation for sport, it was the Olympic training camp for the British and Japanese teams in 2012 and is only 10 minutes away from the station.
|Weekdays||06:00 - 19:00|
|Saturday||06:00 - 19:00|
|Sunday||08:15 - 21:00|
|Staffing level||Full time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Station Buffet notes|
Café Food outlet (Seating unavailable)
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Staff Help notes|
During opening hours
|Customer help points||Unavailable|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Car parking spaces||180|
|Cycle storage spaces||70|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
edge of the car park
|Step-free access||Part of station|
|Step-free access notes|
Platform 1 (north)no steps from car park. Platform 2 and Platform 3 are not accessible without the use of the barrow crossing which requires staff assistance.
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Unavailable|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
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There are three platforms at Loughborough station. Platform 1 (towards Sheffield and Nottingham) can be accessed directly via the barriers in the ticket office. Platforms 2 (towards London) and 3 (towards Leicester) can be reached using a footbridge.
There are toilets adjacent to platforms 1 and 2, and lifts on the bridge provide step-free access to all platforms. Loughborough station has bicycle racks for 100 bikes and a car park with 180 spaces. The taxi rank is outside the main entrance.
Loughborough station has a car park adjacent to the ticket gates, with about 180 spaces available for short or long stays.
Step-free access is available not only at the car park but throughout the station.
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Loughborough train station is north-east of the town centre of Loughborough, Leicestershire. Located on the Midland Main Line, it’s 11 miles (179 km) north of London St Pancras station.
Loughborough train station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The railway station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.
Trains arrive into and depart from Loughborough station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Loughborough station.
Yes, dogs are allowed at Loughborough station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.
|to Lincoln||East Midlands Railway||17:05||3||Late|
|to Nottingham||East Midlands Railway||17:28||1||On time|
|to London St Pancras International||East Midlands Railway||17:32||2||On time|
|to Leeds||East Midlands Railway||17:51||1||On time|
|to London St Pancras International||East Midlands Railway||17:55||2||On time|
|from Leicester||East Midlands Railway||17:04||3||Late|
|from London St Pancras International||East Midlands Railway||17:27||1||On time|
|from Nottingham||East Midlands Railway||17:31||2||On time|
|from London St Pancras International||East Midlands Railway||17:50||1||On time|
|from Sheffield||East Midlands Railway||17:54||2||On time|