Birmingham New Street

Location type

Major station

Names and dates

Birmingham (1854-1854)
Birmingham New Street (1854-)

Station code: BHM National Rail
Where: English West Midlands, England
Opened on the Birmingham New Street Extension (London and North Western Railway).
Opened on the Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Stour Valley Railway.

Chronology Dates

  /07/1873Midland Railway
Through coaches run from Brecon (Free Street) and Birmingham.

News items

03/08/2023Hi-tech air purifying totem trials planned for Birmingham New Street [Network Rail]
03/03/2023Iconic railway signal box to open its doors for one-off public tours [Network Rail]
05/01/2023Listed Birmingham New Street signal box to be repurposed [Architects Journal]
23/12/2022End of the line for Brutalist Brummie signal box [BBC News]
23/12/2022End of an era for Birmingham New Street's iconic signalbox [Network Rail]
10/09/2021Huge demand for Birmingham New Street forgotten tunnel tour [Network Rail]
25/08/2021Railway rescue for abandoned kitten left on long distance train [Network Rail]
15/10/2018Railway stations with worst train delays revealed [Sky News]
31/05/2016Birmingham New Street tram extension opens [Rail News]
26/04/2016Birmingham New Street tram extension to open in May[Rail News]