Black Lake tram stop is a tram stop in the Black Lake area of West Bromwich in the West Midlands, England. It is on the West Midlands Metro that links Edgbaston with Wolverhampton and was opened on 31 May 1999. It has park and ride facilities. The stop is near to the site of the former Swan Village railway station, which closed in 1972. The railway station was on the opposite side of the level crossing and was the junction of the line through Great Bridge and on to Dudley via the currently mothballed South Staffordshire Line.

Black Lake
Midland Metro
West Midlands Metro tram stop
Black Lake tram stop
General information
LocationBlack Lake
Line(s)Line 1 (Edgbaston Village – Wolverhampton St George's/Wolverhampton Station)
Opened31 May 1999
2015/16Approx. 1,100 daily[1]

Services edit

On Mondays to Fridays, West Midlands Metro services in each direction between Edgbaston Village and Wolverhampton St George's/Wolverhampton Station 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]

Preceding station     Midland Metro   Following station
Wednesbury Great Western Street   Line 1   Dudley Street Guns Village

References edit

  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.

External links edit

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