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Kidderminster Station

Find your way to Kidderminster Station

By mainline train or car - SVR car park available

Kidderminster Station

Our terminus station at the southern end of the line. Most of our passengers join the Railway here with its easy access from the ‘Midland Links’ motorway network and the adjacent connection (approximately 50 yards) with the national railway network. This station was built in the mid-1980’s by the SVR and is modelled on the design used for Ross-On-Wye station built by the Great Western Railway.

Station Factfile . . .
Parking YES – token operated. Park first and obtain an exit token from the machines on the car park or from the Ticket Office when you purchase your tickets. Cost is £4 per day (cash only, machine does not accept £2 coins). Other car parks are available on busy days. NEW for 2021 - Two Electric Vehicle charge points available at Kidderminster Station
Toilets YES
Disabled-friendly toilets YES
Wheelchair access to the train
Public House – The King & Castle YES – access from the station concourse. Currently closed - times here

See Refreshment Room below for menus.
Refreshment Room YES – access from the station concourse. Open even when no trains are running - times here 

Sales Gift-shop - access from the station platform. Confectionery stall and station fund kiosk.
Access information 10-minute walk into the town with an uphill slope on the return.

Things to See and Do . . .
Kidderminster Railway Museum Located adjacent to platform 2, this small museum is packed with railway artefacts of all kinds and is full of atmosphere. Admission is free. The museum hosts a number of exhibitions annually which take place in the upstairs gallery. Visit to find out more.
Coalyard Miniature Railway Located adjacent to platform 2, the miniature passenger-carrying railway usually operates on the same dates as our train service (small additional charge applies).
Museum of Carpet
Once a thriving carpet factory, the Stour Vale Mill is now home to the only Museum of Carpet in the country. As a centre of heritage, art and industry the Museum of Carpet has four galleries that celebrate the history of carpet design, the evolution of carpet manufacture and the heritage of those who worked in local industry. Visit us today and try your hand at weaving and designing on our clever interactives or watch our talented team of volunteers spin wool, weave Kidderminster stuff and produce Wilton & Axminster rugs on our 19th and 20th century looms. For more information visit

For general enquiries about our train service . . .

Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) PLC, Number One, Comberton Place, Kidderminster, DY10 1QR

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Registered Company No: 104627

Tel: 01562 757900 (listen for menu options)

Timetable and special event enquiries, ticket enquiries & tickets in advance, restaurant car dining, group travel enquiries, footplate experience & online booking queries.

Also at this location: General Manager, Accountant & Company Secretary, Infrastructure Manager, Events & Footplate Experience Coordinator, Marketing & Communications Manager, Operations Manager (also for location film & television enquiries), Workshop enquiries (for further advice), Shareholder Services, Heritage Skills Training Academy & Accounts Department.

How to get here . . .

By Train

Kidderminster is served by a mainline station which is situated next to our own station.

West Midlands Railway operate trains from Leamington Spa and Stratford-upon-Avon through Birmingham
(Moor Street & Snow Hill) and Smethwick Galton Bridge to Worcester via Kidderminster.

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Chiltern Railways operate from London Marylebone to Birmingham (Moor Street & Snow Hill) via High Wycombe, Banbury and Leamington Spa. From Birmingham, an easy connection is available onto West Midlands Railway trains to Kidderminster.

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From Birmingham New Street, most Arriva Trains Wales, West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway trains heading for Wolverhampton call at Smethwick Galton Bridge; change here for West Midlands Railway services to Kidderminster.

By Road

Satellite Navigation: Kidderminster Station, Comberton Hill, DY10 1QX

Situated on Comberton Hill, the A448 Kidderminster - Bromsgrove road and is signposted from Kidderminster Ring Road, the A449 Worcester - Wolverhampton road. It is also signposted from the M5 Junction 3 southbound and northbound and M5 junction 6 northbound. Follow the brown tourist signs showing the little steam engine.

Number One, Comberton Place, our Head Offices, are also situated here.

Those arriving by coach are recommended to use the set-down point adjacent to the booking hall entrance, as this will avoid a walk to reach the station platform from our coach and car park.

Our car and coach park is situated to the right of the station building as you approach.

The car park to the left of our station is operated by NATIONAL RAIL. 'Pay & Display' parking is available. Prices vary with the day. Weekends are cheaper than weekdays.

On Bank Holiday weekends and other Special Event days, when the Railway is exceptionally busy, there are other car parks within a few minutes walk of the station.

SVR CAR PARK - Token operated with security barriers. Find a space first and then purchase an exit token from one of our machines. Your token will be required to exit the car park. Tokens cost £4.00 per day

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