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Albrighton train station serves commuters in the Shropshire village of Albrighton, offering connections to Wolverhampton, Birmingham and Shrewsbury. The fastest journey time to Wolverhampton is 15 minutes, making the village a popular dormitory town for commuters.

The station opened in 1849 as part of the Shrewsbury and Birmingham Railway. It is now part of the Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton Line. A former goods yard at Albrighton station now houses offices but the rest of the station has undergone a programme of improvements and restoration to retain its historical features. The striking red brick Italianate style station building and Grade II listed footbridge, which dates from around 1880, have both been preserved.

Albrighton train station has two platforms with small seating areas and shelters for passengers. The nearby Platform Ale House is a popular local stop for drinks and bar snacks and a small café for commuters opened on Platform One in February 2018. 

Hourly trains depart for Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury, with journey times of 34 minutes and 36 minutes respectively. The village is also served by the nearby M54.

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Departure screens
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
To ensure that we provide the best service possible we recommend that customers who require assistance book with us and provide at least 1 working day's notice. We will always aim to assist customers whether they have booked assistance or not. Booking assistance gives you the extra reassurance that your needs will be met. We operate some stations that are either unstaffed or only staffed at certain times. If we are given prior notification, it will allow us to put in place the necessary arrangements to ensure you are able to make the journey you want.
Customer Service notes
We are open from 07:00 to 19:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 16:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and all Bank Holidays except Christmas Day. A recorded message service is available outside of these hours.
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces5
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Step-free access to Shrewsbury (Platform One) via short ramp. Footbridge with 23 steps up and 22 steps down to Birmingham Platform (Two).

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available. Taxi number displayed on Useful information poster. Pick-up point on approach road.

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Departures and arrivals from Albrighton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Albrighton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ShrewsburyWest Midlands Trains16:332Late
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains17:151On time
to ShrewsburyWest Midlands Trains17:322On time
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains18:141On time
to ShrewsburyWest Midlands Trains18:322On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains16:332Late
from ShrewsburyWest Midlands Trains17:141On time
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains17:322On time
from ShrewsburyWest Midlands Trains18:141On time
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains18:322On time
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