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Castle Bromwich railway station was a railway station in the Castle Bromwich area of Birmingham opened by the Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway in 1842.

Castle Bromwich
Castle Bromwich station remains geograph-3095388-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
Remains in 1984
Location
PlaceCastle Bromwich
AreaSolihull
Coordinates52°30′42″N 1°47′46″W / 52.5117°N 1.7962°W / 52.5117; -1.7962Coordinates: 52°30′42″N 1°47′46″W / 52.5117°N 1.7962°W / 52.5117; -1.7962
Grid referenceSP139904
Operations
Original companyBirmingham and Derby Junction Railway
Pre-groupingMidland Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms4
History
10 February 1842 (1842-02-10)Station opens
4 March 1968Station closes[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
Lines around Whitacre Junction

It was on the line into Birmingham Lawley Street from Water Orton.

In the mid-Twentieth century it was the alighting point for the British Industries Fair

Regular passenger services finished in 1968 but afterwards occasional excursions served the station for a few years but unknown when these ceased.[2]



Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Water Orton   Midland Railway
Birmingham to Peterborough Line
  Bromford Bridge

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
  2. ^ Pixton, B., (2005) Birmingham-Derby: Portrait of a Famous Route, Runpast Publishing
  • Bartholomew's Pocket Atlas and Guide to Birmingham. Edinburgh: John Bartholomew' & Son Ltd. 1949. p. 24. (for coordinates)

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