Smethwick West Railway Station

Smethwick West Railway Station

Smethwick West was a railway station on the Great Western Railway between Stourbridge Junction station and Smethwick Junction. It was opened as Smethwick Junction railway station in 1867. It closed in 1996, being replaced by a new railway station, Smethwick Galton Bridge, which serves two railway lines.

Read more about Smethwick West Railway Station:  History, Closure

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