Winson Green Outer Circle tram stop

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Coordinates: 52°29′56″N 1°56′17″W / 52.498959°N 1.937968°W / 52.498959; -1.937968

Winson Green, Outer Circle
Midland Metro
West Midlands Metro tram stop
Winson Green Outer Circle tram stop in 2008.jpg
Winson Green Outer Circle tram stop
LocationWinson Green, Birmingham
Line(s)Line 1 (Birmingham – Wolverhampton)
Opened31 May 1999
2015/16Approx. 1,000 daily[1]

Winson Green, Outer Circle tram stop is a tram stop in Winson Green, Birmingham England. It was opened on 31 May 1999 and is situated on West Midlands Metro Line 1. Its name is derived from its connection with the Outer Circle bus route.

The pedestrian approach to the stop is decorated by Tim Tolkien's James Watt's Mad Machine.

It is one of only a few Midland Metro stops to have an island platform, rather than two side platforms. This is due to a lack of space at the site. The Birmingham to Worcester railway line runs alongside, but the stop is served only by trams, as there are no railway platforms. In addition the railway line between the Stour Valley Line and former Grand Junction Line crosses over the lines just south of the tram stop.


Mondays to Fridays, Midland Metro services in each direction between Birmingham and Wolverhampton run at six to eight-minute intervals during the day, and at fifteen-minute intervals during the evenings and on Sundays. They run at eight minute intervals on Saturdays.[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 11 July 2019.
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