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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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  • one of the best railway stations that ive travelled through , you can travel,eat drink and shop in one place 
  • Yes the station before the improvements was beyond awful. The renovation was long overdue however it appears that more money has been invested in making this station a shopping centre rather than a be...  more »
  • What a train,station it is impressive and immaculate. So much to do shopping, eat drink, nail bar etc. Well worth a visit