Heath Town railway station

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Heath Town
The former Heath Town railway bridge over Grove Street..jpg
The former railway bridge at Heath Town station, now fenced off and overgrown.
Location
PlaceHeath Town
AreaWolverhampton
Coordinates52°35′32″N 2°06′13″W / 52.5923°N 2.1036°W / 52.5923; -2.1036Coordinates: 52°35′32″N 2°06′13″W / 52.5923°N 2.1036°W / 52.5923; -2.1036
Grid referenceSO930993
Operations
Original companyWolverhampton and Walsall Railway
Pre-groupingMidland Railway
Platforms2
History
1 November 1872Opened[1]
1 April 1910Closed[1]
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Heath Town railway station was a station built by the Wolverhampton and Walsall Railway in 1872,[1] and was operated by the Midland Railway from 1876 onwards. It served the Heath Town area of Wolverhampton, and was located just off Grove Street.

The station closed in 1910.[2]

Station site today[edit]

The station site has since been built on with the exception of the bridge and line as they remain but overgrown and the Wolverhampton bound line been lifted and the support for it removed. Leaving a big hole on the left of the bridge and some rail is still present on the Walsall bound line and some supports of the former stairs to the Walsall bound platform.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Wolverhampton High Level   Wolverhampton and Walsall Railway
Later Midland Railway
  Wednesfield

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Station Name: Heath Town". Disused Stations. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Heath Town railway station". Rail Around Birmingham and the West Midlands. Retrieved 30 March 2017.