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Wilnecote (Staffs) Train Station


Wilnecote Station
Watling Street
B77 5AL
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Station overview

A ticket machine is available. Ticket machine
Facility Information
Ticket office opening hours Unavailable
Self service ticket machines A ticket machine is available.
Collection of pre-purchased tickets Collection of pre-purchased tickets is not available.
Get Oyster card here Oyster Pre-Pay not is available.
Top up Oyster pay as you go here Oyster top up is not available.
Use Oyster pay as you go here Oyster top up is not available.
Service Information
British Transport Police 0800 40 50 40
CCTV CCTV systems are not available.
Information Systems Information systems are not available.
Service Information
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.

Left luggage Left luggage is not available.
Left luggage contact details


Lost property Lost property is not available at the station.
Lost property contact details


Facility Information
Lounge A first class lounge is not available.
Lounge opening hours A first class lounge is not available.
Facility Information
Seating area A seating area is available.
Waiting rooms Waiting rooms are not available.
Trolleys Trolleys are not available.
Refreshment facilities Refreshment facilities are not available.
Toilets Toilets are not available.
Baby changing Baby changing facilities are not available.
Pay phone Pay phones are not available.
Public Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is not available.
Post box A Post box is not available.
Tourist information office A tourist information office is not available.
Cashpoint An ATM machine is not available.
Bureau de change A bureau de change is not available.
Shops Shops are not available.
Showers Showers are not available.
Facility Information
Helpline information A helpline is available. Monday to Sunday:24 Hours a Day

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.

Helpline contact details

0800 0248998


Customer help points Customer help points are available.

On both platforms.

Staff help Staff Help is not available.
Staff help opening times

This station is unstaffed.  Your assistance will be provided by our on-train Conductor team.

Accessible ticket machines Accessible ticket machines are available.
Accessible ticket office counter An accessible ticket office counter is not available.
Induction loop An induction loop is available.
Ramp for train access A ramp for train access is available.
Accessible taxis Accessible taxis are not available.
Accessible public pay phones Accessible public pay phones are not available.
National key toilets National key toilets are not available.
Step free access coverage Partial Station

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

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 Impaired mobility set down Machine is available.
Disabled parking

Pick-up possible in adjacent lay-by.

Wheelchairs Wheelchairs are not available.
Ticket gates Ticket gates are not present.
Car parking
Car parking available A car park is not available.
Bus services available Bus services are not available.
Cycle storage available Cycle storage is not available.
Transport Information
Taxi rank available A taxi rank is not available.
Airport available Airport information is not available.
Port available Port information is not 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 WilnecoteDerby to Wilnecote and Cheltenham to Wilnecote. Onward travel options include several local bus routes. Onward travel information from Wilnecote is available to download here.

Things to do in Wilnecote

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.