Castle Bromwich railway station

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Castle Bromwich
Castle Bromwich station remains geograph-3095388-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
Remains in 1984
Location
Area Warwickshire
Coordinates 52°30′41″N 1°47′49″W / 52.511389°N 1.796994°W / 52.511389; -1.796994Coordinates: 52°30′41″N 1°47′49″W / 52.511389°N 1.796994°W / 52.511389; -1.796994
Operations
Original company B&DJR
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 4
History
February 10, 1842 (1842-02-10) Station opens
4 March 1968 Station closes [1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Castle Bromwich railway station was a railway station in Birmingham opened by the Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway in 1842.

It was on the line into Birmingham Lawley Street from Water Orton.

In the mid-Twentieth century it was the alighting point for the British Industries Fair

Regular passenger services finished in 1968 but afterwards occasional excursions served the station for a few years but unknown when these ceased.[2]


Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Water Orton   Birmingham to Peterborough Line   Bromford Bridge

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
  2. ^ Pixton, B., (2005) Birmingham-Derby: Portrait of a Famous Route, Runpast Publishing
  • Bartholomew's Pocket Atlas and Guide to Birmingham. Edinburgh: John Bartholomew' & Son Ltd. 1949. p. 24.  (for coordinates)