Marston Green railway station

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Marston Green National Rail
Marston Green railway station.jpg
Location
PlaceMarston Green
Local authoritySolihull
Grid referenceSP166854
Operations
Station codeMGN
Managed byWest Midlands Railway
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryE
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 0.609 million
2014/15Increase 0.622 million
2015/16Increase 0.698 million
2016/17Increase 0.748 million
2017/18Increase 0.768 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTETransport for West Midlands
Zone4
History
1838Opened
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Marston Green from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Marston Green railway station is located in the suburb of Marston Green, in the borough of Solihull, West Midlands, England. It is the nearest station to Chelmsley Wood. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by West Midlands Railway.

History[edit]

The station opened on 9 April 1838[1] as part of the LNWR's line between Birmingham New Street and Coventry. Unlike many of the other small rail stations constructed in the mid 19th century around Birmingham, Marston Green station has remained open to passengers since it was opened. However, none of the railway station's original features remain, having been replaced during the 1970s.

Services[edit]

London Northwestern Railway operate three trains per hour to Birmingham New Street. Two trains per hour run non-stop to Birmingham New Street and one calls at Lea Hall and Stechford. This service is reduced to two trains per hour on Sundays. Southbound there are three trains per hour to London Euston for most of the day, though in the evenings some terminate short at Coventry or Northampton. On Sundays, there is one train per hour to London Euston and one to Coventry.[2]

The railway station is adjacent to bus stops, where buses towards Birmingham, Solihull, Chelmsley Wood, Small Heath, Water Orton, Coleshill, and Yardley stop.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ British History - History of Bickenhill - Refer to paragraph one
  2. ^ GB eNRT 2015-16 Edition, Table 68

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Birmingham International   West Midlands Railway
Rugby-Birmingham-Stafford Line
  Lea Hall or
Birmingham New Street
  London Northwestern Railway
London-Birmingham
 

Coordinates: 52°28′01″N 1°45′22″W / 52.467°N 1.756°W / 52.467; -1.756