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Moor Street Railway Station

Moor Street, Birmingham, England
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Ranked #40 of 202 Attractions in Birmingham
Type: Architectural Buildings
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Its a station of two platforms one fairly pretty with amenities the other functional. Entrance to platform two harder to find and you guessed it this is the more functional platform.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I was staying in Birmingham City center. This was the closest station to me. It's a nice walk down New st.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Now days stations look big grand and boring Moor street looks how a station should with the old style design with a hint of modern technology. Sometimes we should take hints frim the past before its lost .

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My first time here in Birmingham I really struggled to find the station. I ended up catching the bus to where I need to go. I didn't realise where it was until I caught a train into the station. It is very poorly sign posted. How ever it is a sweet train station and it's relatively chilled. It's a nice... More

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London, United Kingdom
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Attractively restored railway station. It demonstrates how older buildings and be restored and adapted to modern use. It is a pity this approach is not adopted more often. Well worth a visit if you are in Birmingham. Welcome contrast to the many ugly 20th Century buildings nearby.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This rail station is small but one unique point is its preservation of heritage. The signages and the ticketing office contain the old English heritage, and be aware that this station is not the main transport hub in Birmingham. It is near to St Martins so get some food after visiting this station!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

What a fantastic surprise. Overshadowed by Birmingham New Street station, Moor Street is actually a little gem. Even if you are not travelling it is certainly worth a visit. I suspect young children would like it because it has a certain atmosphere of Platform 9 and 3/4 where as the grown ups can reminisce about a bygone era. It was... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We go thru Moor Street every week when we pop up to St Martins and the markets. WOW...............a proper railway station and..................it is not a voluntary thing but a working station. I am proud of it and it is just like it was when I went to Margate from there 60 years ago..!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Lovely station, well maintained. There is a lot of history and detail. I don't think you could spend more than 20 mins there but it's nice to have a look at how things used to be whilst seeing modern life going on all around you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

First time I have been to Moor St station and what a delightful little station it is. Lovely seating areas to drink a not over priced cappuccino whilst waiting for train to Stratford upon Avon, much friendlier than big brother New St just up the road.

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