Travelling by train to the Coffin Works is super-simple. The nearest major railway station to the Coffin Works is Birmingham New Street, which is served by West Midlands Railway, CrossCountry and Avanti services throughout the day. It's a 10-minute walk to the Coffin Works from the station. You can also travel to Birmingham Snow Hill for a slightly shorter transit on foot.

Newman Brothers’ Coffin Works is a rare and wonderfully preserved example of Victorian manufacturing history.  The shelves and workbenches in this time capsule museum are full of original stock and tools of the trade. With the original machinery working again, you can truly experience how this old Jewellery Quarter firm once operated on a day-to-day basis, producing some of the world's finest coffin furniture, including the fittings for the funerals of Joseph Chamberlain, Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother.

Visit the Coffin Works website for opening information.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:15 - 23:00
Sunday 07:00 - 23:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Shops noteBoots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platofrm escalators 9-10 M&S located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator WHSmith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Food & drink available throughout the station
ATM notes
ATM machines are located on the paid concourse
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Toilets notesMen: between escalators to platforms 11b-12b. 30p Women: between escalators to platforms 11b-12b and between the escalators to 5a-6a (30p). Accessible: the men's and women's toilets have accessible cubicles. Free with Radar key or ask attendant Baby change: between escalators to platforms 11b-12b, free. The toilets between the escalators to 5a-6a have closed.
Baby changeAvailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Journey Care assistance is available prior to travel via the relevant Train Operator:

  • Arriva Trains Wales- 0845 300 3005, textphone 0845 605 0600, Monday to Sunday 8:00 - 20:00
  • Cross Country- 0844 811 0125, textphone 0844 811 0126,Monday to Sunday 8:00 - 20:00
  • First Great Western- 0800 197 1329, textphone 0800 294 9209, Monday to Friday 7:00 - 22:00, Saturday and Sunday 8:00 to 19:00
  • Midlands Trains / London Midland- 0800 092 4260, textphone 0844 811 0134, Monday to Sunday 8:00 - 22:00
  • Virgin Trains- 08000 158 123, textphone 08000 158 124, Monday to Sunday 8:00 - 22:00

We can provide assistance at the station during the hours we're open to the public.  Passengers can book additional assistance on the day at the Network Rail reception or call 0121 654 4243. 

However please be made aware that if arrangements haven't been made via Journey Care prior to travel, there will be a wait but our policy is to make it happen.




Customer Service notes

Luggage received from terminated trains at Birmingham New Street only

Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameShort Stay Car Park
Carpark operatorAPCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Car parking spaces40
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces58
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
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Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

The footpath to the new entrance from Hill St is now step free, and there is level access from the drop off point.

All platforms have lifts and escalators

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

Taxis drop off within the 'drop & go' off the Hill Street entrance.

The taxi rank is on Navigation St (Stephenson St / Victoria Sq exit).

All taxis are accessible with manual wheelchairs, most are accessible with electric wheelchairs.

Opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:15 - 19:45
Saturday 08:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00


On the paid concourse between Platforms 3 & 4

Tickets Accepted

Virgin Business, First Open or Advance First tickets. You can only enter the lounge on the travel date shown on your ticket.


Dedicated business areas are fully equipped with telephone points, desks, fax photocopier and modem facilities, screens with updated train information.


Tea, coffee, soft drinks.


Wi-Fi is available


No showers are available

Departures and arrivals from Birmingham New Street

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to WolverhamptonAvanti West Coast01:166On time
to CambridgeCrossCountry05:196AOn time
to Birmingham InternationalWest Midlands Trains05:237AOn time
to Rugeley Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains05:268BOn time
to Blackpool NorthAvanti West Coast05:303On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from CoventryAvanti West Coast01:05On time
from London EustonAvanti West Coast01:096On time
from CoventryAvanti West Coast02:05On time
from RugbyAvanti West Coast02:25On time
from WolverhamptonAvanti West Coast05:251On time

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