Redditch station serves the ‘new’ town of Redditch in the Redditch district of Worcestershire.
Since being designated a New Town in 1964, Redditch has mixed the old with the new. The Kingfisher Shopping Centre is opposite the station.
Redditch’s world renowned needle making industry is preserved through the Forge Mill Needle Museum, with the remains of the 12th century monastic Bordesley Abbey nearby. Redditch was also famous for manufacturing fishing tackle and Royal Enfield motorcycles.
The station is staffed and is served by West Midlands Railway on the Cross-City Line. The original station was opened in 1859 but was relocated in 1992 as part of the building of the Kingfisher Centre bus station.
There is level access to the platform.
une 2020: WMR is allowing existing station adoption groups to return to work at WMR stations, and is encouraging new groups to be formed once more. For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no current Community Rail activity at Redditch.
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BARRUP, the Bromsgrove And Redditch Rail User Partnership, is represented on the Steering Group of the CRP.
The local representative for the station for Community Rail matters is Tony Woodward.
Forge Mill Needle Museum
The bus station is across the road from the railway station and served by
Businesses local to the station
There is a small kiosk in the station booking hall.
Shahi Palace (Indian restaurant)
Kingfisher Shopping Centre is across the road from the station.
There are many more businesses in the town itself (5 minutes walk from the station)
Tourist destinations within reach of the station
Forge Mill Needle Museum (20 min walk)
Bordesley Abbey (remains) (20 min walk)
Arrow Valley Country Park (20 min by bus)
Palace Theatre (8 min walk)
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