Lye railway station

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Lye National Rail
Lye
Location
Place Lye
Local authority Dudley
Grid reference SO922846
Operations
Station code LYE
Managed by London Midland
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   27,511
2005/06 Increase 30,546
2006/07 Increase 40,387
2007/08 Increase 46,413
2008/09 Increase 0.105 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.103 million
2010/11 Increase 0.105 million
2011/12 Decrease 0.087 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.082 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE West Midlands
Zone 5
History
Key dates Opened 1863 (1863)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Lye from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Lye railway station serves the Lye area of Stourbridge, in the West Midlands of England. The station is managed by London Midland, who provide the majority of train services; Chiltern Railways also operate a small number of trains. It is situated on the Birmingham-Stourbridge line.

History[edit]

Lye station was opened in 1863 by the Stourbridge Railway, on their line from Stourbridge Junction to Old Hill. This was later taken over by the Great Western Railway, who incorporated it into their line to Birmingham.

Lye railway station has the joint-shortest name (Lye) in the United Kingdom.

London Midland are proposing the closure of the ticket office.[1]

Services[edit]

The typical Monday-Saturday daytime service is a train every 30 minutes between Stourbridge Junction, Birmingham Snow Hill and Stratford-upon-Avon. Trains run alternately via Whitlocks End and via Dorridge, though the latter service is curtailed at Dorridge in the evenings. On Sundays, trains are hourly.

There are additional services at peak times, including occasional Chiltern Railways services to London Marylebone.

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External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Cradley Heath   London Midland
Leamington-Worcester
  Stourbridge Junction
Cradley Heath   Chiltern Railways
London-Kidderminster
  Stourbridge Junction

Coordinates: 52°27′36″N 2°06′56″W / 52.46000°N 2.11556°W / 52.46000; -2.11556