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Church Stretton train station first opened in 1852, however, in 1914 the station was moved and is now located south of the Sandford Avenue road bridge. Church Stretton station has two platforms, platform one is used for northbound trains, and platform two is for southbound trains. A footbridge connects the two platforms, and passenger shelters are in use. The station has been unmanned since 1967. However, there is a ticket machine available on platform 1. The station is well cared for by a group of volunteers, and the main footbridge was renovated in 2013.  

Church Stretton station is the highest station in Shropshire and a direct train to Shrewsbury can take just 13 minutes. You can head northbound to Manchester Piccadilly from the station or southbound to Cardiff. All trains from Church Stretton are operated by Arriva Trains Wales. Church Stretton itself is a busy market town where you can spend your time checking out the independent shops or walking in the Shropshire hills.  

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Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/lostproperty
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Help provided by on train staff.
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces8
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes
on Platform 1
Cycle storage notes<p>4 hoops</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Long detour required by road beween platforms for changing trains. 

Nearest fully accessible station - Shrewsbury 

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Church Stretton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Church Stretton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Manchester PiccadillyTransport for Wales17:351On time
to Milford HavenTransport for Wales17:562On time
to CreweTransport for Wales18:13On time
to Manchester PiccadillyTransport for Wales18:401On time
to CarmarthenTransport for Wales18:42On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Milford HavenTransport for Wales17:351On time
from Manchester PiccadillyTransport for Wales17:552On time
from SwanseaTransport for Wales18:12On time
from CarmarthenTransport for Wales18:391On time
from ShrewsburyTransport for Wales18:42On time
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