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Latest News

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.

1 August 2020

The Green Bus Company is operating an experimental bus service 242 from Kinver to Merry Hill via Stourbridge Junction and Stourbridge until 28 August.  Buses run every 2 hours from Kinver from 0810 hrs to 1610 hrs (the final journey to Stourbridge only), returning from Merry Hill from 0925  hrs to 1525 hrs.

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.

21 May 2020

The timetables on the Stourbridge line were improved from 18 May with 4 trains per hour operating between Stourbridge Junction and Birmingham, 2 trains per hour between Kidderminster and Birmingham and 1 train per hour between Worcester and Birmingham on Mondays to Saturdays.  The Stourbridge Town shuttle will also operate every 10 minutes between 0615 and 1940 on Mondays to Saturdays.
The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
West Midlands

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Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
West Midlands

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