Ocker Hill railway station

Ocker Hill railway station served the area of Ocker Hill, West Midlands, from 1864 to 1916 on the Princes End branch line.

Ocker Hill
General information
LocationOcker Hill, West Midlands
England
Coordinates52°32′36″N 2°02′21″W / 52.5433°N 2.0393°W / 52.5433; -2.0393Coordinates: 52°32′36″N 2°02′21″W / 52.5433°N 2.0393°W / 52.5433; -2.0393
Grid referenceSO974939
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyLondon and North Western Railway
Pre-groupingLondon and North Western Railway
Key dates
1 July 1864 (1864-07-01)Opened
1 November 1890Closed
1 July 1895Reopened
1 January 1916 (1916-01-01)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 1 July 1864 by the London and North Western Railway. Nearby was Ocker Hill Power Station, which opened in 1897. The station closed on 1 November 1890 but reopened on 1 July 1895, before closing permanently on 1 January 1916.[1] The site is now a retirement home.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 325. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "Ocker Hill Station". Railways Around Birmingham & the West Midlands. Retrieved 12 April 2022.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Princes End
Line and station closed
  London and North Western Railway
Princes End branch line
  Terminus