Willenhall Bilston Street railway station

Willenhall Bilston Street railway station

Infobox UK disused station| name = Willenhall Bilston Street| manager = London and North Western Railway| locale = Willenhall| borough = Metropolitan Borough of Walsall
latitude = 52.5819| longitude = -2.0538| platforms = 2
line = Grand Junction Railway| years1 = 1837| events1 = Opened| years3 = 1965| events3 = Closed|

Willenhall Bilston Street railway station was a station built on the Grand Junction Railway in 1837. It served the town of Willenhall, and was located just to the south of the town centre. It was one of two railway stations in the town - the other being Willenhall Stafford Street.

The station closed in 1965, and there is little evidence of the existence at the site. The lines through the station are in use today as part of the Walsall to Wolverhampton Line.

There were proposals within the West Midlands Local Transport plan to reopen the station for passenger traffic, but these have been shelved - the line will be axed in December.


* [http://www.railaroundbirmingham.co.uk/Stations/willenhall.php Rail Around Birmingham and the West Midlands: Willenhall Bilston Street railway station]
* [http://www.westmidlandsltp.gov.uk/file_view.php?id=786 West Midlands Local Transport Plan for the corridor]

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