Shrewsbury railway station

Grade II listed railway station in Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

Shrewsbury railway station is the only railway station in the county town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. Built in 1848, it was designated a grade II listed building in 1969.

Shrewsbury
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Platform 4 at Shrewsbury
Location
PlaceShrewsbury
Local authorityShropshire
Operations
Station codeSHR
Managed byTransport for Wales
Platforms in use5
Live arrivals/departures and station information from National Rail
History
Key datesOpened 1848 (1848)
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The station is 43 miles (69 km) north west of Birmingham New Street. Many services starting at or passing through the station are bound for Wales as it is managed by Transport for Wales, although the station is also served by Avanti West Coast and West Midlands Trains services. The station is one of Transport for Wales' key network hubs.

It is the busiest station in Shropshire and was the 14th busiest in the West Midlands in 2014-15.

ServicesEdit

The station is mainly served by Transport for Wales trains. These are usually direct trains to North Wales, Crewe, Manchester, Birmingham and South Wales. West Midlands Trains also provide two trains an hour to Birmingham New Street. There is also two trains a day to London Euston provided by Avanti West Coast.