Castle Bromwich railway station

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Castle Bromwich
Castle Bromwich station remains geograph-3095388-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
Remains in 1984
Location
Place Castle Bromwich
Area Solihull
Coordinates 52°30′42″N 1°47′46″W / 52.5117°N 1.7962°W / 52.5117; -1.7962Coordinates: 52°30′42″N 1°47′46″W / 52.5117°N 1.7962°W / 52.5117; -1.7962
Grid reference SP139904
Operations
Original company Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway
Pre-grouping Midland Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 4
History
10 February 1842 (1842-02-10) Station opens
4 March 1968 Station closes[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
Lines around Whitacre Junction

Castle Bromwich railway station was a railway station in the Castle Bromwich area of Birmingham opened by the Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway in 1842.

It was on the line into Birmingham Lawley Street from Water Orton.

In the mid-Twentieth century it was the alighting point for the British Industries Fair

Regular passenger services finished in 1968 but afterwards occasional excursions served the station for a few years but unknown when these ceased.[2]


Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Water Orton   Birmingham to Peterborough Line   Bromford Bridge

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
  2. ^ Pixton, B., (2005) Birmingham-Derby: Portrait of a Famous Route, Runpast Publishing
  • Bartholomew's Pocket Atlas and Guide to Birmingham. Edinburgh: John Bartholomew' & Son Ltd. 1949. p. 24.  (for coordinates)

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