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Chester Road train station sits just 6 miles north of Birmingham New Street. From this vast hub – 13 minutes away by train - a huge number of destinations become possible. The West Midlands trains of Chester Road's line run from Lichfield in Staffordshire to Redditch in Worcestershire. Opened in 1863, Chester Road train station perches above street level and the immediate vicinity offers several choices for fast food, coffee shops and eateries within easy walking distance. A little further -20 minutes on foot - is The Lanes shopping centre at Wylde Green while the green spaces of Pype Hayes Park are 25 minutes away.

The train timetable at Chester Road is a busy one with 6 trains per hour to Birmingham New Street and some destinations further south. The 57-minute train rides to Redditch run 3 times per hour while northbound trains to Lichfield – 28 minutes away – run every 30 minutes. With such a wide choice of possible destinations and connections with trains from Chester Road there are almost countless choices for things to see and do. Birmingham itself has a huge variety of attractions including the Grand Central shopping centre, the Bullring and the National Sealife Centre – all can be reached on foot from Birmingham New Street. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens can be accessed from Five Ways station which is 19 minutes by train from Chester Road. Other possibilities with direct trains include Cadbury World from Bournville station and the Kingfisher shopping centre in Redditch. To make life even easier, Chester Road is a park and ride station and connects directly with the Midland Metro tram system from Birmingham New Street.

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Departures and arrivals from Chester Road

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Chester Road station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Lichfield Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains09:231Scheduled
to RedditchWest Midlands Trains09:262Scheduled
to Lichfield Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains09:521Scheduled
to RedditchWest Midlands Trains09:562Scheduled
to Lichfield Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains10:221Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains09:231Scheduled
from Lichfield Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains09:262Scheduled
from LongbridgeWest Midlands Trains09:521Scheduled
from Lichfield Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains09:562Scheduled
from RedditchWest Midlands Trains10:221Scheduled
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