Small Heath railway station
|Local authority||City of Birmingham|
|Managed by||London Midland|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Passenger Transport Executive|
|Key dates||Opened 1863|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Small Heath from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
The former Great Western Railway station building, opened in 1863 as Small Heath and Sparkbrook on their main line from London (Paddington) to Birkenhead (Woodside), is on a bridge which it shares with Golden Hillock Road (the B4145), over the tracks. The A45 Small Heath Highway runs alongside. To the other side is the site of the former BSA factory.
The 2007-2008 resignalling of the Birmingham to Warwick corridor has posed problems for Small Heath, as a large piece of signalling equipment has been erected blocking access to the disused island platform, and as a result would raise health and safety questions should the platform be reinstated.
Mondays to Saturdays, daytime service is generally two trains per hour outside of peak times.
Southbound, there is one train per hour to Dorridge via Solihull and one train per hour to Whitlocks End via Shirley. London Midland proposed the closure of the ticket office. The request has been denied.
- Train times and station information for Small Heath railway station from National Rail
- Rail Around Birmingham and the West Midlands: Small Heath railway station
- Warwickshire Railways page
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Birmingham Moor Street
Leamington Spa to Worcester
Birmingham to Stratford Line
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