Wylde Green railway station

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Wylde Green National Rail
Wylde Green
Location
Place Wylde Green
Local authority Birmingham
Coordinates 52°32′46″N 1°49′52″W / 52.546°N 1.831°W / 52.546; -1.831Coordinates: 52°32′46″N 1°49′52″W / 52.546°N 1.831°W / 52.546; -1.831
Grid reference SP114942
Operations
Station code WYL
Managed by London Midland
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.199 million
2005/06 Increase 0.212 million
2006/07 Increase 0.224 million
2007/08 Increase 0.244 million
2008/09 Increase 0.435 million
2009/10 Increase 0.441 million
2010/11 Decrease 0.439 million
2011/12 Increase 0.488 million
2012/13 Increase 0.493 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE West Midlands
Zone 4
History
1862 Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Wylde Green from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Wylde Green railway station is a railway station serving northern Wylde Green and Boldmere in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England. It is on the Redditch-Birmingham New Street-Lichfield Cross-City Line 6 12 miles (10.5 km) north east of Birmingham New Street, and is in Centro fare zone 4.

The station was opened on 2 June 1862, when the LNWR Birmingham to Sutton railway line was completed and later operated by the LMS.

The station has a car park. Pedestrian and vehicular access is via Station Road, with pedestrian access also available from Highbridge Road. The platforms are above the former road, but below the latter.

Despite the station name, Chester Road railway station is located closer to Wylde Green's shopping centre, The Lanes.

Service[edit]

Monday to Fridays there is a 10 minute frequency southbound to Birmingham New Street and Longbridge (half-hourly to Redditch) and northbound to Four Oaks and 4 per hour to Lichfield.

Saturdays there are four trains per hour southbound to Birmingham New Street and beyond and northbound to Lichfield.

Passenger services are operated by London Midland using Class 323 electrical multiple units.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
London Midland

References[edit]

  • An Historical Survey Of Selected LMS Stations Vol. One Dr R Preston and R Powell Hendry. Oxford Pub. Co. (1982, Reprinted in 2001) ISBN 0-86093-168-4

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