Canley railway station

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Canley National Rail
Canley
View looking east
Location
Place Canley
Local authority Coventry
Grid reference SP308780
Operations
Station code CNL
Managed by London Midland
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   57,821
2005/06 Increase 69,371
2006/07 Increase 77,905
2007/08 Increase 90,012
2008/09 Increase 186,000
2009/10 Steady 186,000
2010/11 Increase 196,000
2011/12 Increase 221,440
2012/13 Decrease 221,212
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE West Midlands
Zone 5
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Canley from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Canley railway station is situated in Canley, Coventry, in the West Midlands of England.[1] The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by London Midland.

History[edit]

The station was opened on 30 September 1940 and was originally known as Canley Halt, the 'Halt' suffix was later dropped. It was built primarily to serve the Standard Motor Company works alongside.[2]

There was a railway level crossing adjacent to the station until 2002 (approximately) when the road was closed and a footbridge was built over the railway line. Level crossings at Berkswell railway station and Tile Hill railway station were removed in 2004 (approximate date) to upgrade the line for more high speed trains.

Station today[edit]

It is situated on the edge of Coventry Business Park, to the south of the Coventry suburb of Earlsdon and close to the University of Warwick. It has two platforms, a small booking office and waiting room. It has two trains per hour in each direction during the week. Being on the main route from Birmingham to Coventry, most trains pass through the station.

Canley railway station (from the car park)


Services[edit]

Canley is served by three trains per hour to Birmingham New Street, one train per hour to London Euston, one train to Northampton and one to Coventry.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Coventry   London Midland
Rugby-Birmingham-Stafford Line
  Tile Hill

References[edit]

  1. ^ AA Street by Street. Coventry Rugby (2nd edition (May 2003) ed.). AA Publishing. p. 38. ISBN 0-7495-3973-9. 
  2. ^ "Canley Halt". Warwickshire Railways. Retrieved 16 March 2014. 

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Coordinates: 52°23′56″N 1°32′53″W / 52.399°N 1.548°W / 52.399; -1.548