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
Churnet Valley Railway. Staffs
photo by J.C. Woodcock
Enquire at local manned stations for details of Train services and conditions of travel,