Wilmcote railway station

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Wilmcote National Rail
Wilmcote
Location
Place Wilmcote
Local authority Stratford-on-Avon
Grid reference SP167582
Operations
Station code WMC
Managed by London Midland
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2002/03      14,294
2004/05 Increase 16,777
2005/06 Decrease 16,505
2006/07 Decrease 15,447
2007/08 Decrease 13,869
2008/09 Increase 16,432
2009/10 Decrease 16,218
2010/11 Increase 16,932
2011/12 Increase 20,984
2012/13 Decrease 19,478
History
Key dates Opened 1908 (1908)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Wilmcote from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Wilmcote railway station serves the village of Wilmcote, about 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England. The station is run by London Midland. It s served by both London Midland and Chiltern Railways trains.

History[edit]

The Great Western Railway opened the present two-platform station in 1908, at the same time as the inauguration of its North Warwickshire Line, which created a new main line route between Birmingham and Cheltenham Spa. It replaced an earlier station that had existed since 1860 on the Stratford-upon-Avon Railway Company's line from Hatton on the Great Western's Birmingham and Oxford Junction Railway.

Services[edit]

London Midland serves Wilmcote with hourly local trains between Stratford-upon-Avon and Birmingham Snow Hill. Chiltern Railways serves Wilmcote with to 10 trains per day each way between Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa, half of which are through services that continue to London Marylebone.

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