Short Heath railway station

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Short Heath
Location
Place Short Heath
Area Metropolitan Borough of Walsall
Coordinates 52°35′32″N 2°02′21″W / 52.5923°N 2.0393°W / 52.5923; -2.0393Coordinates: 52°35′32″N 2°02′21″W / 52.5923°N 2.0393°W / 52.5923; -2.0393
Grid reference SO974993
Operations
Original company Wolverhampton and Walsall Railway
Pre-grouping Midland Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 November 1872 Opened[1]
5 January 1931 Closed to passengers[1]
7 December 1964 Closed[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Short Heath railway station was a station built by the Wolverhampton and Walsall Railway in 1872,[2] and was operated by the Midland Railway from 1876 onwards. It served the area of Short Heath, to the north east of Willenhall, although it was located well to the south of Short Heath itself.

The station closed in 1931 for passengers and for freight on 7 December 1964.[1]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Willenhall Stafford Street   Wolverhampton and Walsall Railway
Later Midland Railway
  Bentley

References[edit]

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