SP0686 : Birmingham New Street Station

taken 5 months ago, near to Birmingham, Great Britain

Birmingham New Street Station
Birmingham New Street Station
Birmingham New Street is the main railway station serving Birmingham; it is located in the city centre. It is an important hub for the British railway system, being served by a number of important long-distance and cross-country lines. It is also a major hub for local and suburban services in the West Midlands.
New Street is the busiest railway station in the United Kingdom outside London and sixth-busiest station in the UK for interchange purposes. According to Network Rail, which manages the station, over 40.1 million people use it annually. With almost 4 million passengers changing trains at the station annually, it is also by far the busiest rail hub outside London.
The original New Street station was built in 1854. This was demolished and replaced by the current station in 1967.
The station has recently undergone a major 700 Million redevelopment and officially re-opened on September 21st 2015.


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Date Taken
Friday, 3 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Birmingham New Street Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0685 8664 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.6588N 1:54.0344W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0688 8663
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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