Sutton Coldfield Town railway station

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Sutton Coldfield Town
Sutton Town railway station.jpg
The station from Midland Road
Location
Place Sutton Coldfield
Area Birmingham
Coordinates 52°33′55″N 1°49′11″W / 52.5652°N 1.8198°W / 52.5652; -1.8198Coordinates: 52°33′55″N 1°49′11″W / 52.5652°N 1.8198°W / 52.5652; -1.8198
Grid reference SP123963
Operations
Original company Midland Railway
Pre-grouping Midland Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 July 1879 Opened as Sutton Coldfield[1]
1 May 1882 Renamed as Sutton Coldfield Town[1]
1 April 1904 Renamed as Sutton Coldfield[1]
2 June 1924 Renamed as Sutton Coldfield Town[1]
1 January 1925 Closed[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Sutton Coldfield Town railway station, also referred to as Sutton Town, was a railway station in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England, on the Midland Railway's Sutton Park Line.

History[edit]

The station was opened as Sutton Coldfield on 1 July 1879, and was renamed to Sutton Coldfield Town on 1 May 1882. On 1 April 1904 the name reverted to Sutton Coldfield. It was renamed again to Sutton Coldfield Town on 2 June 1924, but closed to passengers on 1 January 1925.[2][3]

The line remains open for freight trains.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Station Name: Sutton Coldfield Town". Disused Stations. Retrieved 1 April 2017. 
  2. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 224. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  3. ^ "Sutton Town Station". Rail Around Birmingham. 2004. Retrieved 2008-11-08. 
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Penns   Sutton Park Line   Sutton Park