Rowley Regis railway station

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Rowley Regis National Rail
Rowley Regis railway station platforms, looking towards Birmingham in 2008.jpg
Location
PlaceRowley Regis
Local authoritySandwell
Grid referenceSO980866
Operations
Station codeROW
Managed byWest Midlands Trains
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryE
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 0.888 million
2014/15Increase 0.921 million
2015/16Increase 1.016 million
2016/17Increase 1.060 million
2017/18Increase 1.086 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTETransport for West Midlands
Zone3
History
Key datesOpened 1867 (1867)
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 Rowley Regis from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Rowley Regis railway station serves the town of Blackheath and the Rowley Regis area of Sandwell, in the West Midlands of England. It is located on the Birmingham to Worcester via Kidderminster Line. The station is managed by West Midlands Railway, who provide the majority of train services; there are also occasional services provided by Chiltern Railways.

History[edit]

The station was opened in 1867 by the Great Western Railway on their line from Birmingham to Stourbridge Junction and was known as Rowley Regis & Blackheath until 1968. Goods facilities were withdrawn on 1 July 1963.

Services[edit]

During Monday to Saturday daytimes, there are six trains per hour in each direction, operated by West Midlands Railway, between Birmingham Snow Hill and Stourbridge Junction. Many of these continue beyond Stourbridge to Kidderminster, Worcester Foregate Street or Great Malvern, and beyond Birmingham to Whitlocks End, Stratford-upon-Avon, Dorridge or Leamington Spa. During the evenings and on Sundays, there are typically two trains per hour.[1]

There are also five trains per day in both directions during peak periods to/from London Marylebone, provided by Chiltern Railways.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Table 71 National Rail timetable, May 2016

Further reading[edit]

  • Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (2007). Worcester to Birmingham. Middleton Press. figs. 82-84. ISBN 9781904474975. OCLC 263292710.

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Langley Green   West Midlands Railway
Leamington-Worcester
  Old Hill
Langley Green   Chiltern Railways
London-Kidderminster
  Old Hill

Coordinates: 52°28′37″N 2°01′52″W / 52.477°N 2.031°W / 52.477; -2.031