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27 February 2022
View taken up Castle Hill showing track being laid.
14 May 2022
View taken up Castle Hill with concrete having been poured around the new track.
26 February 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.
6 March 2020
 The same location as the previous photo.  Work has commenced on relocating utility services as a prelude to laying tracks.
14 May 2022
 The same location as the previous photo.  Track laying is proceeding behind the barriers.
26 February 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.
26 February 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.
26 February 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.
26 February 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.
14 May 2022
View taken from the bridge over King Street towards Flood Street.  Works is proceeding on building new road parallel to Flood Street through part of the car park.  The Metro line will follow the line of the existing Flood Street.
Latest News

25 November 2022

Timetables will change ffrom 11 December.  Full details and updated timetables may be read in the News and Comment section.

12 July 2022

Major changes will be made to connecting services at Smethwick Galton Bridge from December 2022, and to the Snow Hill lines timetable from May 2023.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

27 May 2022

Stourbridge line services will only operate to and from Birmingham Snow Hill from 20 to 23 June due to engineering works.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

15 May 2022

New timetables come into force today.  Updated timetables can be found on the Timetables page and on each individual station page.

24 March 2022

A revised timetable comes into effect on 15 May 2022.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

31 October 2021

SLUG issues a statement on the current state of Snow Hill line services and joins three other user groups in sending a strongly worded letter to the West Midlands Rail Executive.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

27 October 2021

The Department for Transport has just announced that the bid by Pre-Metro Operations for funding under the Restore Your Railways Fund to progress the provision of a light rail shuttle service from Stourbridge Junction to Harts Hill to link up with the Midland Metro has been rejected.

7 October 2021

Worcestershire County Council has launched a consultation into proposals to expand the car park at Blakedown station by 87 spaces.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

2 August 2021

A new Stourbridge Line User Group Facebook page has been set up to complement this web site by posting any developments or problems as they happen.  The Facebook page may be viewed by clicking on the Facebook icon on this page.

23 May 2021

The Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail has been published by the Government.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.
The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL


Site Last Updated on 25 November 2022
(News and Comment)
The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL

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