Bilston West railway station

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Bilston West
Bilston West Station (remains) - geograph.org.uk - 1798842.jpg
A few weeks after closure
Location
Place Bilston
Area Wolverhampton
Coordinates 52°33′40″N 2°04′56″W / 52.5610°N 2.0822°W / 52.5610; -2.0822Coordinates: 52°33′40″N 2°04′56″W / 52.5610°N 2.0822°W / 52.5610; -2.0822
Grid reference SO945959
Operations
Original company Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 July 1854 Opened as Bilston[1]
19 July 1950 Renamed Bilston West[1]
30 July 1962 Closed[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Bilston West railway station was a station built by the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway in 1854.[2] It was situated on the Oxford-Worcester-Wolverhampton Line. The station eventually closed in 1962.[2]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Priestfield   Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway
Later Great Western Railway, then British Railways
Oxford-Worcester-Wolverhampton (1852-1962)
  Daisy Bank

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bilston West Station (site); Coseley St; Bilston". Black Country History. Retrieved 30 March 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Bilston West Station". Rail Around Birmingham and the West Midlands. Retrieved 30 March 2017. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (2007). Stourbridge to Wolverhampton. West Sussex: Middleton Press. figs. 97-99. ISBN 9781906008161. OCLC 261924375.