Birches Valley Forest Centre is a vast forestry estate with walks and trails across the hills - there's super outdoor art here too.


It's easy to reach Birches Valley Forest Centre in England, by train. Simply hop on a train to Rugeley Town station - then it's a two-mile walk through the fields or along the roads - so fine on a sunny day. There are taxis available at the station too.


For more visitor info including opening times, visit Birches Valley Forest Centre’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: There is no ticket office at Rugeley Town station, ticket machines are available to purchase or collect tickets from. You can also buy tickets in advance online here.
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThere is no staff at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Website
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Step-free access to both platforms via ramps. Access from platform 1 to platform 2 via footbridge with 26 steps up and 27 steps down.
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
This station is unstaffed; All of our trains have ramps on board that our conductors are trained to use. We recommend booking Assistance 24 hours in advance for this and all other Assistance requests, (you can book further in advance if you wish). Please contact West Midlands Railway Passenger Assist team on 0800 024 8998
Customer Service notes
Please contact our Contact Centre team on: 0333 311 0039. Who are open during the following times: Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 19:00 Saturday and Sunday: 08:00 - 16:00 Bank Holidays: 08:00 - 16:00 except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. **Rugeley Town Station is accredited by the Secure Station Scheme**
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces30
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessStep free access is not available at the station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Rugeley Town station has neither a taxi rank nor a cab office. Advance booking is essential. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Departures and arrivals from Rugeley Town

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Rugeley Town station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Birmingham InternationalWest Midlands Trains14:21On time
to Rugeley Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains14:362On time
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains14:521On time
to Rugeley Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains15:01On time
to Birmingham InternationalWest Midlands Trains15:19On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Rugeley Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains14:21On time
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains14:362On time
from Rugeley Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains14:521On time
from Birmingham InternationalWest Midlands Trains15:01On time
from Rugeley Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains15:19On time

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