The Royal tram stop

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The Royal
Midland Metro
West Midlands Metro tram stop
The Royal tram stop in 2008.jpg
The Royal tram stop
Line(s)Line 1 (Birmingham – Wolverhampton)
Opened31 May 1999
Passengers (2015/16)Approx. 450 daily[1]

The Royal tram stop is a tram stop in Wolverhampton, England. Opened on 31 May 1999, it is situated on West Midlands Metro Line 1. The stop is named after the Royal Hospital, which closed in 1997.

It is the only intermediate stop on the northern street-running stretch of the Midland Metro line, and is located in the central reservation of the A41 Bilston Road.


Mondays to Saturdays, Midland Metro services in both directions between Birmingham and Wolverhampton run at six- to eight-minute intervals during the day, and at fifteen-minute intervals during the evenings, as well as on Sundays.[2]


  1. ^ "2016 West Midlands Travel Trends Covering Report" (PDF). West Midlands Combined Authority. p. 39. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Midland Metro timetable". Network West Midlands. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
Preceding station   MidlandMetroGenericSymbol.svg Midland Metro   Following station
Priestfield   Line 1   Wolverhampton St George's
  By 2019  
Priestfield   Line 1   Piper's Row
Wolverhampton St George's

Coordinates: 52°34′52″N 2°07′02″W / 52.58107°N 2.11711°W / 52.58107; -2.11711