Hampton-in-Arden railway station
|Managed by||London Midland|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Passenger Transport Executive|
|PTE||Transport for West Midlands|
|Key dates||Opened 1884|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Hampton-in-Arden from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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Hampton-in-Arden railway station serves the village of Hampton-in-Arden in the West Midlands of England. It is situated on the West Coast Main Line between Coventry and Birmingham. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by London Midland.
From 1839, Hampton-in-Arden became a junction at the southern end of the Stonebridge Railway (part of the Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway, itself one of the constituents of the Midland Railway). This line, which connected with the Birmingham-Derby line at Whitacre Heath, closed to passengers in 1917 and completely in 1935.
Prior to the opening of nearby Birmingham International station in 1976, fast trains between Birmingham New Street and London Euston called at Hampton-in-Arden, to provide a stop between Birmingham and Coventry and to serve Birmingham Airport. Evidence of the stopping of these longer trains remains with the exceptionally long platforms.
On Mondays to Saturdays, Hampton-in-Arden is served by two trains an hour to Birmingham New Street and two to London Euston (via Northampton). Some peak period & evening trains start or terminate at Coventry or Northampton and there is a single late evening through train to Wolverhampton & Crewe (except on Saturdays). On Sundays, there is an hourly service between Birmingham New Street and Euston via Northampton.
- GB eNRT 2015-16 Edition, Table 68 (Network Rail)
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway
Line and station closed
- Train times and station information for Hampton-in-Arden railway station from National Rail
- Rail Around Birmingham and the West Midlands: Hampton-in-Arden station
- Hampton in Arden Station at WarwickshireRailways.com
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