Birchills railway station

Birchills railway station served the village of Birchills, West Midlands, England, from 1858 to 1916 on the Chase Line.

Birchills
Birchills railway station (site), West Midlands (geograph 6033967).jpg
The site of the station, looking northwest towards Bloxwich, in 2019
LocationBirchills, West Midlands
England
Coordinates52°36′14″N 1°59′31″W / 52.6038°N 1.992°W / 52.6038; -1.992Coordinates: 52°36′14″N 1°59′31″W / 52.6038°N 1.992°W / 52.6038; -1.992
Grid referenceSK006006
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companySouth Staffordshire Railway
Pre-groupingLondon and North Western Railway
Key dates
February 1858 (1858-02)First opened (limited service)
1 June 1858Fully opened
1 January 1916 (1916-01-01)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station first appeared in Bradshaw in February 1858, but on Saturday market days only. It opened fully on 1 June 1858. It was known as Birchills Halt in some 1909 timetables. It closed on 1 January 1916.[1] Nothing remains.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 77. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "Birchills railway station (site), West... © Nigel Thompson :: Geograph Britain and Ireland". Geograph. Retrieved 12 March 2021.

External linksEdit

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Bloxwich
Line and station open
  Chase Line
South Staffordshire Railway
  Walsall
Line and station open