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Rugeley Home Removals. Rugeley (/ˈruːdʒli/ ROOJ-lee) is an industrial and market town in Cannock Chase District in Staffordshire, England. Rugeley Home Removals.
It lies on the north-eastern edge of Cannock Chase next to the River Trent, 7.9 miles (12.7 km) north of Lichfield, 9.8 miles (15.8 km) southeast of the county town of Stafford, 4.6 miles (7.4 km) northeast of Hednesford and 11.3 miles (18.2 km) southwest of Uttoxeter. Rugeley Home Removals. At the 2011 census the population was 24,033. Rugeley is twinned with Western Springs, Illinois and in July 1962 the towns made telephone history on national television when the chairman of Rugeley Urban District Council made the first telephone call via the new Telstar satellite to the Mayor of Western Springs. Rugeley Home Removals.
Rugeley Home Removals. For many years in the 1970s and 1980s Rugeley was served by British Rail, with four services each way to and from Stafford and Rugby/Coventry. After the closure of Rugeley A power station and Lea Hall Colliery and a reduction in rail freight, it became possible to open up the Rugeley to Walsall line for passenger traffic. Rugeley Home Removals. Rugeley now has two railway stations Rugeley Trent Valley and Rugeley Town. Rugeley Trent Valley lies on the West Coast Main Line, and has a regular hourly service to London via Lichfield, Nuneaton, Rugby and Milton Keynes, and to Crewe via Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent. Rugeley Trent Valley also has an hourly service via Rugeley Town railway station and the Chase Line suburban route connecting to Walsall and Birmingham. Rugeley Home Removals.
Rugeley Home Removals. The town continues to benefit from the Trent and Mersey Canal on its eastern side which, since the popularity of canals as a leisure activity, brings additional tourism into the town. The Canal is signposted well linking the canal from Preston Brook to Shardlow running through Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire. Rugeley Home Removals.
Rugeley Home Removals. Regular bus services 63, 826 and 828 link Rugeley to towns of Stafford, Hednesford and Lichfield. These D&G Bus Chaserider operated routes also link nearby rural villages of Colwich and Great Haywood. Rugeley Home Removals. They also link the towns neighbourhoods including Springfields, Peartree and Brereton.
The major roads into Rugeley are the A460 from Wolverhampton, and the A51 via Tamworth, Lichfield to Stone before going through Nantwich and ending at Chester. A new eastern bypass was opened in 2007 to facilitate the development of new employment areas on the former colliery site, and to reduce congestion in the town centre. Rugeley Home Removals.