Earlswood railway station (West Midlands)

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Earlswood National Rail
Earlswood (West Midlands) railway station geograph-3385844-by-Nigel-Thompson.jpg
Location
PlaceEarlswood
Local authoritySolihull
Coordinates52°22′00″N 1°51′41″W / 52.3667°N 1.8614°W / 52.3667; -1.8614Coordinates: 52°22′00″N 1°51′41″W / 52.3667°N 1.8614°W / 52.3667; -1.8614
Grid referenceSP095742
Operations
Station codeEWD
Managed byWest Midlands Trains
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryF2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2014/15Decrease 36,198
2015/16Decrease 35,622
2016/17Increase 36,164
2017/18Decrease 35,364
2018/19Increase 36,372
Passenger Transport Executive
PTETransport for West Midlands
Zone5
History
Key datesOpened 1908 (1908)
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Earlswood from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Earlswood railway station is located on the western fringe of the village of Earlswood on the West Midlands/Warwickshire border in England. The platforms straddle the county border, with the approach road on the West Midlands side. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by West Midlands Trains.

Originally opened as Earlswood Lakes in mid-1908, the station was renamed Earlswood on 6 May 1974 [1] despite being located next to the settlement of Foreshaw Heath and The Lakes railway station being located closer to Earlswood village.

Services[edit]

The station is served by hourly trains in each direction (Mon-Sat) between Birmingham Snow Hill and Stratford-upon-Avon, with most Birmingham services continuing to Stourbridge Junction. Some peak period trains run through to Kidderminster, Worcester Foregate Street or Great Malvern.

There is no Sunday service.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Slater, J.N., ed. (July 1974). "Notes and News: Stations renamed by LMR". Railway Magazine. London: IPC Transport Press Ltd. 120 (879): 363. ISSN 0033-8923.
  2. ^ Table 71 National Rail timetable, May 2016

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Wythall   West Midlands Railway
North Warwickshire Line
  The Lakes