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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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  • Not a station an experience.Must rank with the best in Europe.Straight off the train into shops bars restaurants.Part of the great modern City of Birmingham 
  • Seriously this place is not helpful for the traveller. There are very few display screens showing all the departures, if you are making a connection look it up on your phone as you arrive. Changing pl...  more »
  • I use this station on a regular basis. I travel to Worcester and always go via New street. The information is all very clear, it's easy to navigate and is a great hub You can get food and drinks whils...  more »