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Hamstead railway station serves the Hamstead, Great Barr, and Handsworth Wood areas of Birmingham with West Midlands Trains services on the Birmingham-Walsall Line. Typical daytime service in off-peak hours sees trains from Hamstead depart twice an hour in each direction between Walsall and Birmingham New Street (with through service to Wolverhampton). In the evenings and on Sundays, this service reduces to become hourly. A select number of early morning and late evening weekday trains extend past Walsall to Hednesford or Rugeley Trent Valley.

Hamstead Railway Station features a wooden ticket office that is staffed part-time, seven days a week. This office is located on the Birmingham-bound platform. Additionally, tickets can be purchased from the self-service ticket machine located outside the structure. The opposing platform also has a modern waiting shelter, with customer help points, customer information screens and automated announcements offering both platforms continuous updates. There's step-free access throughout the station.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Hamstead (Birmingham) station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: None
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 06:00 - 13:00
  • 07:00 - 13:00
  • 15:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Please note that staff help is only available when the ticket office is open.

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.

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
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Access to Birmingham platform and Booking Hall via 30m ramp down from road. Access from road overbridge to Walsall platform via 70m ramp, alternatively 31 steps. Step-free route between platforms is 185m. Booking Hall has 1 step from Birmingham platform.

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

Accessible taxis are not available

Find station details and facilities information for Hamstead (Birmingham). Also find live train departures and arrivals for Hamstead (Birmingham) station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Departures and arrivals from Hamstead

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Hamstead station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to WolverhamptonWest Midlands Trains06:111On time
to Rugeley Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains06:15On time
to WalsallWest Midlands Trains06:43On time
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains06:441On time
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains07:111On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WalsallWest Midlands Trains06:111On time
from WolverhamptonWest Midlands Trains06:15On time
from Birmingham InternationalWest Midlands Trains06:43On time
from Rugeley Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains06:441On time
from WalsallWest Midlands Trains07:111On time
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