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Smethwick Galton Bridge train station is in the district of Smethwick in Birmingham. It was opened in the mid-‘90s as an interchange between two lines and is laid out over two levels. After opening, nearby Smethwick West began to decline in use and was later closed. It’s an important station serving more than 600,000 passengers every year. While West Midlands Trains run the station, several different operators use the four platforms including Chiltern Railways, London Northwestern Railway and Transport for Wales. The station is well equipped with a ticket office open every day, ticket machines, smartcard validators, digital information displays and overhanging roofs which provide shelter. It’s well served with more than 5 direct trains an hour to Birmingham Snow Hill, and direct services throughout the day to Liverpool Lime Street and London Marylebone.

If you're not just changing trains at Smethwick Galton Bridge, you could explore the nearby area which includes several large greens, such as the 50-acre West Smethwick Park and Victoria Park. If you come at the right time you can catch one of the summer matches at the West Bromwich Dartmouth Cricket Club. Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Smethwick Galton Bridge station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 06:15 - 13:00
Friday 06:15 - 18:00
Saturday 08:00 - 16:00
Sunday 10:00 - 13:00
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 spaces77
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Step-free access to all platforms via lifts. Ramp access to Booking Hall, then lifts to platforms 1 and 2 (Kidderminster line) or 33 steps. Further lift from platform 1 to platform 4 (no steps direct from platform 1 to 4). 34 steps from platform 2 to platform 4, or lift. Lift from platform 3 to platform 4. 32 steps from platform 2 to platform 3. Car park is 5 minutes walk from station entrance.

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

Accessible taxis are available

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Departures and arrivals from Smethwick Galton Bridge

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Smethwick Galton Bridge station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to WalsallWest Midlands Trains13:394On time
to KidderminsterWest Midlands Trains13:421On time
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains13:444Late
to Stratford-upon-AvonWest Midlands Trains13:482Late
to WolverhamptonWest Midlands Trains13:483On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WolverhamptonWest Midlands Trains13:394On time
from DorridgeWest Midlands Trains13:421On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetWest Midlands Trains13:434Late
from Stourbridge JunctionWest Midlands Trains13:482Late
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains13:483On time
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