Bilston Central tram stop

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Bilston Central
Midland Metro
Midland Metro tram stop
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Bilston Central tram stop
LocationBilston
Wolverhampton
England
Line(s)Line 1 (Birmingham – Wolverhampton)
Platforms2
History
Opened31 May 1999
Traffic
Passengers (2015/16)Approx. 3,000 daily[1]

Bilston Central is a tram stop in Bilston near Wolverhampton, England. It was opened on 31 May 1999 and is situated on Midland Metro Line 1.

The stop is in the brick-lined former Great Western Railway cutting in the centre of the town, and is next to Bilston bus station. The platforms here are staggered, with the Birmingham platform being further north than the Wolverhampton platform, this was made necessary by the narrowness of the cutting.

The tram stop is a short distance to the north from the original Bilston Central railway station which was situated on the Birmingham Snow Hill-Wolverhampton Low Level Line and closed in 1972.

Services[edit]

Mondays to Saturdays, Midland Metro services in each direction between Birmingham and Wolverhampton run at six to eight-minute intervals during the day, and at fifteen-minute intervals during the evenings and on Sundays.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 West Midlands Travel Trends Covering Report" (PDF). West Midlands Combined Authority. p. 39. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Midland Metro timetable". Network West Midlands. Retrieved 14 December 2015.

External links[edit]

Preceding station   MidlandMetroGenericSymbol.svg Midland Metro   Following station
The Crescent   Line 1   Loxdale

Coordinates: 52°33′56″N 2°04′29″W / 52.56546°N 2.07470°W / 52.56546; -2.07470