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Birmingham New Street Railway Station, Birmingham

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Birmingham New Street is the largest and busiest of the three main railway stations serving Birmingham, England. It is in the city centre and is a central hub of the British railway system. It is a major destination for Virgin Trains services from, and via the West Coast Main Line, and the national hub of the CrossCountry network – the most extensive in Britain, with long-distance trains serving destinations from to. It is also a major hub for local and suburban services within the West Midlands, including those on the Cross City Line between and and the Chase Line to and.The station is named after New Street, which runs parallel to the station, although the station has never had a direct entrance to New Street except via the Shopping Centre. Historically the main entrance to the station was on Stephenson Street, just off New Street. Today the station has entrances on Stephenson Street, Smallbrook Queensway, Hill Street and Navigation Street.New Street is the eighth busiest railway station in the UK and the busiest outside London, with 35.3 million passenger entries and exits between April 2014 and March 2015. It is also the busiest interchange station outside London, with over 5.4 million passengers changing trains at the station annually.
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  • an excellent modern station staff very helpful signed very well plenty of shops to get around and tramline just outside  more »
  • The new New Street Railway Station is a triumph of modern city design. The concourse is huge, far larger than Euston. Natural light has been reintroduced and there are so many shops and cafe outlets. ...  more »
  • A lot of shops both foodstuffs and textiles, footwear, etc. Restaurants and bars, cafes. From here you can get to London in less than an hour and do shopping.
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