Kings Heath railway station
Kings Heath Station in 1956 Looking towards Birmingham City Centre
|Original company||Birmingham and Gloucester Railway|
|Post-grouping||London Midland and Scottish Railway|
|1840||Opened as Moseley|
|1 November 1867||Renamed Kings Heath|
|27 January 1941||Closed|
|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
The station was built on the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway's Camp Hill Line, and operated between 1840 and 1941. On opening, it was known as Moseley Station. On the opening of Moseley station in 1867, the station was renamed.
- G. Potter 1860 - 1872
- W. Sibley 1872 - 1874
- A. Nowell 1874 - 1875
- H. Wells 1875 - 1877
- George Stroud 1877 - 1904
- John H. Brayne 1904 - 1914 - ????
- J.W. Varty 1930 - 1936
- Harry Snary 1937 - 1941 - ???? (formerly station master at Gretton and Harringworth. Also station master at Hazelwell from 1937)
In 2019, the project to re-open the stations at Moseley, Kings Heath and Hazelwell received £15 million in Government funding, with construction due to start in 2020 and aimed for completion in time for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
|Preceding station||Disused railways||Following station|
Camp Hill Line
- "Midland Railway. Opening of the new station at Moseley". Birmingham Daily Gazette. England. 30 October 1867. Retrieved 28 March 2020 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- "Five Birmingham Station to Close". Coventry Evening Telegraph. England. 22 January 1941. Retrieved 28 March 2020 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- "Kings Heath Station". Rail Around Birmingham. 2004. Retrieved 8 November 2008.
- "Kings Heath Station". Rail Around Birmingham & the West Midlands.
- "Stationmaster's Death". Birmingham Daily Gazette. England. 4 August 1936. Retrieved 27 March 2020 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- "Stationmasters' Appointments". Market Harborough Advertiser and Midland Mail. England. 1 January 1937. Retrieved 27 March 2020 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- "Rail Development Strategy" (PDF). West Midlands Passenger Transport Authority. 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2008.
- "Rail passenger lines considered". BBC News. 19 August 2009. Retrieved 20 August 2009.
- "Birmingham railway station project receives £15m funding". BBC. 1 August 2019. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
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