Selly Oak railway station

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Selly Oak
Location
Place Selly Oak
Local authority Birmingham
Coordinates 52°26′28″N 1°56′06″W / 52.441°N 1.935°W / 52.441; -1.935Coordinates: 52°26′28″N 1°56′06″W / 52.441°N 1.935°W / 52.441; -1.935
Grid reference SP044826
Operations
Station code SLY
Managed by London Midland
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   0.800 million
2005/06 Increase 0.897 million
2006/07 Increase 1.024 million
2007/08 Increase 1.113 million
2008/09 Increase 1.578 million
2009/10 Increase 1.598 million
2010/11 Decrease 1.569 million
2011/12 Increase 2.270 million
2012/13 Increase 2.278 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE West Midlands
Zone 2
History
1876 Opened
1978 Rebuilt
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Selly Oak from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Selly Oak railway station is a railway station in Selly Oak in Birmingham, England on the Cross-City Line between Redditch, Birmingham and Lichfield.

It opened in 1876 on the Midland Railway's Birmingham West Suburban Railway branch to serve the burgeoning suburbs of Selly Oak and Bournbrook. The station area has changed considerably since the Midland Railway days and lost virtually all its original features as the station was completely rebuilt in 1978 along with the others on this line when the Cross-City route was re-opened.

The station is only served by Cross City Line trains, which are currently Class 323 electrical multiple units. Pedestrian and vehicular access is via Heeley Road, off the A38 Bristol Road. The station and line are on an embankment.

The site has recently been expanded with the addition of a new car park with 93 free spaces, making Selly Oak station a new Park and Ride site.[1] Access between platforms is via a covered overhead bridge, with lifts available. The overhead bridge has views of Bournbrook, The University of Birmingham and the city centre itself.

Selly Oak Station is equipped with real-time information departure boards which were previously installed in 2006 by Central Trains. There are two automated ticket machines and two windowed ticket booths.

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