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Useful Rail information for cyclists

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A Train lift can be useful to easily access an area further away, or to avoided a congested area.

London Midland can take a limited number of cycles free on their local services. ( please check their website)



Cross City Line Lichfield TV - Sutton Coldfield -Bham-Redditch. Trains every few minutes all day, Sundays every 30 mins.  (Lift at Lichfield City.)



Lichfield - Redditch rail service is very useful if you wish to avoid the West Midlands section of National Cycle Route 5. Route 5 passes the front entrance of Redditch station.


Trent Valley line. Stafford-Rugeley-Lichfield TV. -Tamworth - Atherstone.

(Steps at Lichfield south bound)




Chase Line. Birmingham N.S. Walsall - Bloxwich - Hednesford - Cannock - Rugeley. With connections for Stafford.


Chase Heritage trail links together Cannock - Hednesford -  Rugeley TV. Stations, plus a  further link to Rugeley Town.


(Cannock Station has cycle lockers.

A refundable £1 coin is required)




Telford has itís own Cycle network, including the Silkin way to Coalport, and  Severn Valley.


Information is available from 

Cycle Routes - Telford







Very important note for Cyclists

Please turn off coloured front and rear lights when on station Platforms etc.


Churnet Valley Railway. Staffs

photo by J.C. Woodcock


Enquire at local manned stations for details of Train services and conditions of travel,


National Rail Enquiries 08457 48 49 50

Times/Tickets/Prices   Cycling by train

National Rail



West Midlands Traveline

Rail 08457 48 49 50

Bus + Metro 0871 200 22 33




Birmingham Snow Hill, or Moor Street





West Midlands Trains