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Trains to Hamstead (Birmingham)

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.

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Station details & facilities

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.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available :
  • 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
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False


  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • 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 points :



  • Car parking spaces : 0

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available : False
  • Cycle storage spaces : 0
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV : False


  • Step-free access : Part 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 access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines : False
  • Accessible Booking Office counter : False
  • Accessible taxis : unknown
  • Accessible taxis notes :

    Accessible taxis are not available

Trains to Hamstead (Birmingham)


Old Walsall Road, Great Barr, Birmingham, West Midlands, B42 1NJ
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 06:00 - 13:00
  • 07:00 - 13:00
  • 15:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday Closed