Winson Green railway station

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Not to be confused with Soho and Winson Green railway station, which was also known as Winson Green between 1965-1972.
Winson Green
Location
Place Winson Green
Area Birmingham
Coordinates 52°29′20″N 1°56′14″W / 52.4890°N 1.9371°W / 52.4890; -1.9371Coordinates: 52°29′20″N 1°56′14″W / 52.4890°N 1.9371°W / 52.4890; -1.9371
Grid reference SP043879
Operations
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 November 1876 Opened[1]
26 August 1957 Closed[1]
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

Winson Green railway station was a railway station in England, built by the London and North Western Railway on their Stour Valley Line in 1876.[1] It served the Winson Green area of Birmingham.

The station closed in 1957,[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 some evidence of the station on the ground today, as the two tracks running currently through the site of the station split at the location of an island platform.

The station was not the only one to bear the name. Following the closure of Winson Green station, the nearby Soho and Winson Green station was renamed Winson Green in 1965. However it too was closed in 1972.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Soho   London and North Western Railway
Stour Valley Line
  Monument Lane

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Winson Green Station". Warwickshire Railways. Retrieved 1 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Winson Green Station". Rail Around Birmingham and the West Midlands. Retrieved 1 April 2017. 

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