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2012
View taken from the junction of Castle Hill and Birmingham Street looking down Castle Hill towards the railway bridge.  In the plans for the Brierley Hill to Wednesbury Metro line, the Metro would join Castle Hill this side of the large building in the background and then come up Castle Hill before turning left into Birmingham Street.
2020
The same location as the previous photo.  Work has commenced on relocating utility services as a prelude to laying tracks.
2012
View taken looking up Birmingham Street towards Dudley Bus Station.  In the plans for the Brierley Hill to Wednesbury Metro line, Dudley Bus Station will be rebuilt to include the Dudley Town Centre tram route.
2012
View taken looking down Birmingham Street towards Dudley Bus Station with Dudley Castle in the background.  In the plans for the Brierley Hill to Wednesbury Metro line, the tram line would follow this route.
2012
View taken from the bridge over King Street.  In the plans for the Brierley Hill to Wednesbury Metro line, the tram line comes up from the Bus Station past the bus and continues along King Street under the bridge.
2012
View taken from the bridge over King Street towards Flood Street.  In the plans for the Brierley Hill to Wednesbury Metro line, the tram line turns from King Street into Flood Street and continues down to the Dudley Southern Bypass.    A new road will be built parallel to Flood Street occupying part of the car park.  Space for the line to continue alongside the bypass was created when the bypass was built.
Latest News

20 October 2020

West Midlands Railway has announced that it will be introducing a temporary timetable from 26 October which will see further reduced services.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

16 October 2020

Stourbridge Junction has narrowly missed out on being named the station of the year in a poll organised by the Rail Delivery Group.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

27 September 2020

A reduced Monday to Friday timetable has been introduced because of the number of services currently being cancelled due to train crew issues.  The temporary timetable can be found on the Timetables page.

26 August 2020

The timetables on the Stourbridge line will be improved from 7 September.   Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

7 August 2020

Improvement works will shortly take place at Hartlebury.  The programme of works will include the extension of both platforms to accommodate the new four-car Class 196 trains, as well as the refurbishment of existing platforms.  The work is scheduled for completion in February 2021.

23 July 2020

The first of the new Class 196 units was out on the Stourbridge line today when it made its first ever test run from Tyseley to Hereford and back.

7 June 2020

The new station building at Kidderminster has been opened.
Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

23 May 2020

The 10 successful projects from the bids submitted in the first round under the Restore Your railways scheme have been announced by the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps.  A scheme submitted by PMOL for a light rail link between Stourbridge Junction and Brierley Hill was not among the 10 successful bids but PMOL has been asked to provide further details to a subsequent round.
The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL


Site Last Updated on 25 October 2020
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The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL

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