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Shirley railway station is used by Solihull’s eastern neighbourhood of the same name. It was opened at the beginning of the 20th century along the North Warwickshire Line by Great Western Railway and was heavily invested in with a goods yard and red-brick station buildings. Today, the station and the trains that pass through are managed by West Midlands Trains and is an important commuter stop with more than 350,000 passengers using it annually. The station buildings, with their pretty overhanging roofs which provide shelter, are still in use as the ticket office which is open every day. There are two platforms connected by the original footbridge, bench seating and digital passenger information screens. There is an hourly direct service southbound to Whitlocks End in 3 minutes, while getting into the city is a breeze on the hourly direct service northbound to Birmingham Moor Street in 15 minutes.

When you disembark at Shirley, take some time to amble around Mill Lodge Park that runs alongside a section of the River Colne. Alternatively, there’s the even bigger Shirley Park and if you come at the right time, you can catch one of the matches at the Camp Hill Rugby Football Club.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Shirley station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 06:30 - 12:00
Friday 06:30 - 20:00
Saturday 08:00 - 20:00
Sunday 10:00 - 14:00
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
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 spaces79
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Level access to Stratford platform via Booking Hall or side gate. 24 steps up and down to Birmingham platform.

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

Accessible taxis are not available

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Departures and arrivals from Shirley

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Shirley station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Stratford-upon-AvonWest Midlands Trains10:452On time
to Worcester Shrub HillWest Midlands Trains11:001On time
to Stratford-upon-AvonWest Midlands Trains11:452On time
to Worcester Foregate StreetWest Midlands Trains11:591On time
to Stratford-upon-AvonWest Midlands Trains12:452On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Great MalvernWest Midlands Trains10:452On time
from Stratford-upon-AvonWest Midlands Trains10:591On time
from Great MalvernWest Midlands Trains11:452On time
from Stratford-upon-AvonWest Midlands Trains11:581On time
from Great MalvernWest Midlands Trains12:452On time
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