Willenhall Stafford Street railway station


Willenhall Stafford Street railway station

Infobox UK disused station| name = Willenhall Stafford Street| manager = Midland Railway| locale = Willenhall| borough = Metropolitan Borough of Walsall
line = Wolverhampton and Walsall Railway| latitude = 52.5877| longitude = 2.0573| platforms = 2| years1 = 1872| events1 = Opened| years2 = 1931
events2 = Closed

Willenhall Stafford Street railway station was a station built by the Wolverhampton and Walsall Railway in 1872, and was operated by the Midland Railway from 1876 onwards. It served the town of Willenhall, and was located to the north of the town centre. It was originally named Willenhall Market Place .

It was one of two railway stations in the town - the other being Willenhall Bilston Street.

The station closed in 1931. A single platform remains in situ at the site.

References

* [http://www.railaroundbirmingham.co.uk/Stations/willenhall_staffordst.php Rail Around Birmingham and the West Midlands: Willenhall Stafford Street railway station]
* [http://www.shercliff.demon.co.uk/WHS/stafford_street_station.htm Willenhall Stafford Street station]


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