Wolverhampton St George's tram stop


Wolverhampton St George's tram stop is a tram stop in Wolverhampton, England It was opened on 31 May 1999 and is the current terminus of the Midland Metro Line 1 The stop is located in Bilston Street It is one of two stops on the Wolverhampton end of the Metro along with The Royal that are not on the former railway track bed

The stop was built as a single island platform with two platform faces, with a crossover just outside the stop, though in 2015, the northern track was removed, leaving just the southern platform in use by trams It is on the edge of Wolverhampton's main shopping area, and around a quarter of a mile from Wolverhampton railway station2

There are plans to extend the line, with a branch running from St George's to the nearby bus and rail stations, and at a later date a loop through Market Street and Lichfield Street3

Servicesedit

Mondays to Saturdays, Midland Metro services to Birmingham run at six to eight-minute intervals during the day, and at fifteen-minute intervals during the evenings and on Sundays4

External linksedit

  • Article on this Metro stop from Rail Around Birmingham & the West Midlands
  • Article about this stop from thetramscouk

Referencesedit

  1. ^ "2016 West Midlands Travel Trends Covering Report" PDF West Midlands Combined Authority p 39 Retrieved 23 January 2017 
  2. ^ thetramscouk
  3. ^ "£30m Midland Metro extension plan revived" Express & Star Retrieved 16 March 2013 
  4. ^ "Midland Metro timetable" Network West Midlands Retrieved 14 December 2015 
Preceding station   Midland Metro   Following station
Terminus   Line 1   The Royal

Coordinates: 52°35′02″N 2°07′28″W / 5258401°N 212451°W / 5258401; -212451




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