Source and further information: Walsall–Wolverhampton line – Wikipedia.
The line has been identified by Campaign for a Better Transport as a priority 1 candidate for reopening.
Earlier this year agreement was reached with Network Rail for the operation of an hourly service between Walsall and Wolverhampton and an hourly service between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton to call at reinstated Willenhall and Darlaston stations.
The project is being led by Transport for West Midlands, part of the West Midlands Combined Authority, and the West Midlands Rail Executive working in close collaboration with the Department for Transport, Network Rail, West Midlands Railway, Walsall Council and the City of Wolverhampton Council.
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West Midlands Mayor Andy Street’s 2040 plan for metro and rail in the West Midlands, with Willenhall and Darlaston in top left quadrant | View map full size
Willenhall and Darlaston stations are due to open in 2023.
Darlaston, which will include a 300-space car park, will be built on derelict land next to the Kendricks Road railway bridge. Read more
Willenhall will be sited on the Wolverhampton side of Bilston Street railway bridge, close to Willenhall town centre. Read more
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