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Moor Street Station Refurbishment
In 2002, Chiltern Railways started a project to restore and reopen the terminus at Birmingham Moor Street.  Once this had been completed, work started in 2005 to bring the 1987 through platforms up to the same standard as the rest of the station.

The following photographs, all taken from approximately the same position on the current platform 1 shows the progress while the Stourbridge bound platform 2 was completely refurbished.
13 March 2005
The tasteful 1987 canopies still grace the station.
3 July 2005
The canopies have been demolished and the northern half of the platform closed.
15 August 2005
The first of the new canopies are being erected at the northern end of the platform.
1 September 2005
Work on erecting the canopies progresses.
13 September 2005
As work on the canopies progresses, the new footbridge has been installed.
10 October 2005
Most of the canopy work has been completed while work continues on the steps from the bridge to the platform.
20 October 2005
The wooden cladding starts to be fitted to the canopies.
17 November 2005
The canopies on platform 1 start to take shape.
26 November 2005
Canopy work on platform 1 nears completion, while progress on platform 2 seems to have stalled.
26 January 2006
Platform 2 has now reopened although canopy work has still to be completed.
8 July 2007
The completed station taken the following year.
Latest News

15 May 2022

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

25 March 2022

The SLUG Annual Public Meeting and AGM will be held on 10 May.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

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 15 May 2022
(Timetables)
The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL

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