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|Ticket office opening hours|
|Self service ticket machines|
|Collection of pre-purchased tickets|
|British Transport Police||0800 40 50 40|
|Wilnecote (Staffs) station customer services||We are open from 07:00 to 19:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 16:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and all Bank Holidays except Christmas Day. A recorded message service is available outside of these hours.|
|Lounge opening hours|
|Tourist information office|
|Bureau de change|
We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.Monday to Sunday: 24 Hours a Day
|Helpline contact details||0800 0248998|
|Customer help points available|
|Customer help points information||
On both platforms.
This station is unstaffed. Your assistance will be provided by our on-train Conductor team.
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|Accessible ticket machines|
|Accessible ticket office counter|
|Ramp for train access|
Accessible taxis are not available
|Accessible public pay phones||
Public telephones are not accessible
|National key toilets|
|Step free access coverage||
This station has been classified as a step-free access category B3 station. This means that there is some step-free access, may this be in one direction only - please check details. More information on the step-free classification system can be found at https://www.orr.gov.uk/media/10955
The Assistance meeting point is on the platform that your service is due to depart. Please attract the attention of the Conductor who will assist you onto the train.
|Impaired mobility set down|
Pick-up possible in adjacent lay-by.
|Car parking available|
|Bus services available|
|Cycle storage available|
|Taxi rank available|
Wilnecote station is located in the Tamworth suburb of Wilnecote, which is just a short distance south of the centre of Tamworth. The station first opened in 1842 as Wilnecote and Fazeley. It was built by the Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway and renamed Wilnecote in 1904.
The station facilities include a self-service ticket machine and a seating area on each of the two platforms. Step-free access is available to Platform 2 from Watling Street. Ticket machines at this station are accessible, and there is an impaired mobility set down point. An induction loop has been fitted to help the hearing impaired, and a ramp is available for train access. For more information about how CrossCountry can help please see our priority seating and travel assistance options for your journey.
Popular routes include Birmingham to Wilnecote, Derby to Wilnecote and Cheltenham to Wilnecote. Onward travel options include several local bus routes. Onward travel information from Wilnecote is available to download here.
At less than two miles from the centre of Tamworth, Wilnecote is perfectly positioned for all the local attractions. Drayton Manor Theme Park and Resort is only a 30 minute bus ride away from Wilnecote station. This theme park is home to over 50 rides and attractions, and hosts regular events throughout the year, making it an ideal day out or two for the family. Drayton Manor is also home to everyone’s favourite train, Thomas the Tank Engine.
Another option to keep the children entertained is the Ash End House Children’s Farm on Middleton Lane, less than 5 miles away from Wilnecote station. Here you can see and feed a variety of different animals.
For more active entertainment, a 25 minute bus ride from the station will take you to Cliff Lakes on Tamworth Road. This water sports venue includes open swimming, paddleboarding and five different obstacle courses in Aqualand.
Nearby is the Tamworth Snowdome, where you can ski, snowboard, climb, or skate undercover. You can also try go-karting at Daytona Robeys Lane and swim in an old quarry at Dosthill Quarry on Wigford Road (booking is essential).
We have created a dedicated ‘things to do’ page highlighting activities and destinations from across the country, so inspiration for your next trip is only a click away.
Book your journey to Wilnecote today with one of CrossCountry’s ticket options, and see what else there is to discover.