Sandwell and Dudley railway station

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Sandwell and Dudley National Rail
Sandwell and Dudley
Location
Place Oldbury
Local authority Sandwell
Coordinates 52°30′31″N 2°00′42″W / 52.508637°N 2.011776°W / 52.508637; -2.011776Coordinates: 52°30′31″N 2°00′42″W / 52.508637°N 2.011776°W / 52.508637; -2.011776
Grid reference SO992900
Operations
Station code SAD
Managed by London Midland
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 0.226 million
2005/06 Increase 0.252 million
2006/07 Increase 0.280 million
2007/08 Increase 0.315 million
2008/09 Increase 0.556 million
2009/10 Increase 0.557 million
2010/11 Increase 0.596 million
2011/12 Increase 0.701 million
2012/13 Increase 0.736 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE West Midlands
Zone 4
History
1852

1983
Opened (as Oldbury and Bromford Lane)
Rebuilt and renamed
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Sandwell and Dudley from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Sandwell and Dudley railway station is on the Stour Valley Section of the West Coast Main Line, on the outskirts of Oldbury town centre on Bromford Lane (the main route towards West Bromwich, West Midlands), England.

It was originally opened as 'Oldbury' in 1852 and was one of two stations in the town. The more centrally located Great Western Railway Oldbury was located on the site of the bingo hall opposite the Sainsburys supermarket and was the only station on the GWR's Oldbury Branch Line from Langley Green.

However, in 1984 it was rebuilt as a railway station designed to serve the metropolitan boroughs of Sandwell and Dudley with a new name to suit. It was equipped with longer platforms capable of handling long-distance intercity trains.

Services[edit]

The station today is operated by London Midland on behalf of Centro. Services are provided by Virgin Trains and London Midland.

Current Services are as follows:

Both platforms have lifts, making the station fully accessible to people in wheelchairs.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ GB National Rail Timetable 2013-14, Table 65

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Birmingham New Street   London Midland
Birmingham-Wolverhampton-Shrewsbury
  Wolverhampton
Smethwick Galton Bridge   London Midland
Rugby-Birmingham-Stafford Line
  Dudley Port
Birmingham New Street   Virgin Trains
London-Wolverhampton
  Wolverhampton
Birmingham New Street   Virgin Trains
West Coast Main Line
  Wolverhampton