Blake Street railway station
|Managed by||London Midland|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Passenger Transport Executive|
|Key dates||Opened 1884|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Blake Street from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
Blake Street railway station serves the Hill Hook area of Sutton Coldfield, England. It is situated on the Cross-City Line, located on the county boundary between the West Midlands and Staffordshire. The station is managed by London Midland, who operate all trains serving it.
The station opened in 1884, when the London and North Western Railway extended their line from Birmingham to Sutton Coldfield northward to Lichfield. More recently, Blake Street has become one of the stations on the Cross-City Line.
Trains operate every 10 minutes (Monday–Saturday), with four trains per hour southbound; two to Longbridge and two to Redditch. Northbound there is four trains per hour as well: two to Lichfield Trent Valley and two to Lichfield City. On Sundays, trains run every 30 minutes between Lichfield Trent Valley and Redditch.
A few trains a day start and terminate at Blake Street which start or end at Longbridge, Redditch or Birmingham New Street.
The typical journey time to Birmingham New Street is 29 minutes.
- Train times and station information for Blake Street railway station from National Rail
- Rail Around Birmingham and the West Midlands: Blake Street station
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