Shenstone railway station

Coordinates: 52°38′20″N 1°50′38″W / 52.639°N 1.844°W / 52.639; -1.844
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Shenstone
National Rail
Shenstone station
General information
LocationShenstone, Staffordshire
England
Coordinates52°38′20″N 1°50′38″W / 52.639°N 1.844°W / 52.639; -1.844
Grid referenceSK106046
Managed byWest Midlands Railway
Platforms2
Other information
Station codeSEN
ClassificationDfT category E
History
Opened1884
Key dates
1964Closed to goods
Passengers
2018/19Decrease 0.175 million
2019/20Increase 0.179 million
2020/21Decrease 61,570
2021/22Increase 91,782
2022/23Increase 129,780
Location
Map
Notes
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Shenstone railway station is a railway station on Station Road, in the village of Shenstone, in Staffordshire, England. It is situated on the Cross-City Line between Bromsgrove/Redditch and Lichfield via Birmingham.

History[edit]

Shenstone station was opened in 1884, when the London and North Western Railway extended their Birmingham to Sutton Coldfield line northwards to Lichfield.

Services[edit]

The station is served by West Midlands Trains with local Transport for West Midlands branded "Cross-City" services, operated by Class 323 Electric multiple units. There are services every 30 minutes in each direction.

On Mondays to Saturdays, two trains per operate southbound; to Bromsgrove via Birmingham New Street. Northbound there are also two trains per hour, to Lichfield Trent Valley. On Sundays, trains run every 30 minutes between Lichfield Trent Valley and Redditch.[1][2]

The average journey time to Lichfield City is around 5 minutes and the average journey times to Birmingham New Street are around 32 minutes.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Lichfield City   West Midlands Railway
Lichfield – Four Oaks – Birmingham – Bromsgrove/Redditch
Cross-City Line
  Blake Street

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Train Timetables and Schedules | Shenstone". West Midlands Railway.
  2. ^ "Train Times | The Cross City Line | 30 December 2023 until 1 June 2024". West Midlands Railway.

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