Spon Lane railway station

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Spon Lane
Location
Place Smethwick
Area Sandwell
Coordinates 52°30′19″N 1°59′34″W / 52.5053°N 1.9928°W / 52.5053; -1.9928Coordinates: 52°30′19″N 1°59′34″W / 52.5053°N 1.9928°W / 52.5053; -1.9928
Grid reference SP005897
Operations
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
1852 Opened[1]
15 June 1964 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
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Spon Lane railway station was a railway station in England, built by the London and North Western Railway on their Stour Valley Line in 1852.[1] It served the western part of Smethwick.

The station closed in 1964,[2] although the Rugby-Birmingham-Stafford Line loop from the West Coast Main Line still runs through the site of the station today.

There is little evidence of the location of the station on the ground today, and Smethwick Galton Bridge, which opened in 1995 a short distance to the east, now serves the area.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Oldbury   London and North Western Railway
Stour Valley Line
  Smethwick Rolfe Street

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Spon Lane Station". Rail Around Birmingham and the West Midlands. Retrieved 31 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Smethwick: Communications". British History Online. Retrieved 31 March 2017. 

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