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Coleshill railway station

For the railway station known as Coleshill from 1839 to 1923, see Maxstoke railway station.
Coleshill (Forge Mills)
Original company Midland Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
10 February 1842 Station opens as Forge Mills
1 November 1849 renamed Forge Mills for Coleshill
1 April 1904 renamed Forge Mills
9 July 1923 renamed Coleshill
4 March 1968 Station closes[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
UK Railways portal

Coleshill railway station was a station on the Birmingham to Peterborough Line in England.

It was originally opened in 1842 as Forge Mills by the Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway on its line from Whitacre Junction to Lawley Street and renamed in 1923. The station which had previously been called Coleshill was renamed "Maxstoke".[2]

A new station near to the site, called Coleshill Parkway, was opened in 2007.


External links

  • Rail Around Birmingham and the West Midlands: Coleshill station

Coordinates: 52°30′59″N 1°42′28″W / 52.51645°N 1.70777°W / 52.51645; -1.70777

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