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Sandwell and Dudley railway station sits roughly half way between Birmingham and Dudley just outside Oldbury. It was opened in the mid-19th century, originally named Oldbury, along the Odbury Branch Line. In the ‘80s, the station was fully rebuilt with longer platforms and opened with a new name. It might not look big, but the busy commuter station serves the best part of a million passengers a year from its two platforms. There is a ticket office open everyday including Sundays and self-service ticket machines. Today, the station and the trains that pass through are managed by West Midlands Trains, though there are several Virgin Train departures throughout the week. There are up to four trains an hour heading eastbound to Birmingham New Street in 9 minutes and two an hour direct to Dudley Port in 3 minutes.

There are several reasons to hop off the train at Sandwell and Dudley station. The nearby Oak House Museum is a fine example of a 17th-century half-timbered Tudor structure, while the 660 acres of woodland at the Sandwell Valley Country Park provides some lovely walks.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Sandwell & Dudley station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: None
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:20 - 20:00
Saturday 05:20 - 19:00
Sunday 08:00 - 19:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
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
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNetwork West Midlands
Car parking spaces374
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces20
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Station Car Park
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Access to front of station via steps or ramp. Level access from top of ramp and car park into Booking Hall, then 17 steps up to Birmingham platform (1), or lift, or 12 steps down to subway level, or lift. Additional direct level access into subway from side street. From subway, 30 steps up to Wolverhampton platform, or lift.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
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 Sandwell & Dudley. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Sandwell & Dudley station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Frequently asked questions

Is Sandwell & Dudley train station open?

Sandwell & Dudley train station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Sandwell & Dudley train station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Sandwell & Dudley train station almost every day, although there may be less services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Sandwell & Dudley train station.

Are there toilets in Sandwell & Dudley train station?

Yes there are toilets available to use at Sandwell & Dudley train station.

Are dogs allowed in Sandwell & Dudley train station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Sandwell & Dudley train station, but should be kept on a lead or comfortable in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Sandwell & Dudley

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Sandwell & Dudley station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London EustonAvanti West Coast08:151On time
to Rugeley Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains08:281On time
to WalsallWest Midlands Trains08:371On time
to ShrewsburyWest Midlands Trains08:402On time
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains09:001On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WolverhamptonAvanti West Coast08:141On time
from WolverhamptonWest Midlands Trains08:271On time
from WolverhamptonWest Midlands Trains08:361On time
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains08:402On time
from WolverhamptonWest Midlands Trains08:591On time
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