Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Managed by Network Rail 

 
New Street
Birmingham
West Midlands
B2 4QA
 

Station facilities

  • Station seating facilities

    Station seating facilities There are two large seating areas beyond the ticket barrier between the escalators to platforms 5b and 8b. All platforms have waiting areas with seating
  • Trolleys

  • Refreshments

    Note Food & drink available throughout the station
  • ATM machine

    ATM machine ATM machines are located on the paid concourse
  • Toilets

    Toilets Men: between escalators to platforms 11b-12b. 30p Women: between escalators to platforms 11b-12b and between the escalators to 5a-6a (30p). Accessible: the men's and women's toilets have accessible cubicles. Free with Radar key or ask attendant Baby change: between escalators to platforms 11b-12b, free. The toilets between the escalators to 5a-6a have closed.
  • Pay phone

    Pay phone Cards and Coins
  • Internet

    Public Wi-Fi Yes
  • Post box

  • Tourist information office

  • Shops

    Shops Boots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platofrm escalators 9-10 M&S located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator WHSmith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier
 
 

Birmingham New Street

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Station Message: Alert!

Birmingham New Street station is being transformed. New shops, a new concourse and improved links to and through the station promise a stunning environment for the 140,000+ customers who use the station every day. The first half of the project finished in 2013, and the second half of the project completes in September 2015. Until then please allow a little extra time to get to the station and familiarise yourself with the new entrances and train access points. For more information, visit: www.newstreetnewstart.co.uk.

Getting to and from the station

 
Car Park
Short Stay Car Park
Operator
APCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Phone number
0845 077 4224
Address
-
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Web address
http://www.apcoa.co.uk
Note

For car park charges see

Parking at New Street station 

Opening hours
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Saturday 24 Hours a Day
Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Number of spaces
40  with 0 accessible spaces available

There are no designated spaces in the short stay car park but there are four Blue Badge spaces by within the 'drop & go' area on the entrance off Hill Street

Currently CLOSED for refurbishing work 

Disabled access at New Street station  

 

 

Free of charge
No
CCTV Coverage
Yes
Cycle Parking
Cycle storage type
Stands
Sheltered cycle storage
Yes
Cycle storage spaces
58

If you want to take your bicycle on the train, please check with the relevant train operator beforehand :-

http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk

http://www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk

http://www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk

http://www.londonmidland.com

http://www.virgintrains.co.uk

CCTV Coverage
Yes
Onward travel information

There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street

Most buses are wheelchair accessible.

For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance or visit Centro

0121 214 7214.

Taxi

Taxis drop off with the 'drop & go' in the Hill Street entrance.

The taxi rank is on Navigation St (Stephenson St / Victoria Sq exit).

For more information visit traintaxi.

Accessible taxis

Taxis drop off within the 'drop & go' off the Hill Street entrance.

The taxi rank is on Navigation St (Stephenson St / Victoria Sq exit).

All taxis are accessible with manual wheelchairs, most are accessible with electric wheelchairs.

For more information visit traintaxi.

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available
Yes

Assistance is available to and from platforms, though we can help more effectively if you call us in advance on 0121 654 2528 (Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00) or outside these times 0121 654 4243. Please contact customer services of the relevant train operator: London Midland 0845 602 4277. Virgin Trains – 0845 000 8000

Metro

For details of the Midland Metro (tram network) visit: www.travelmetro.co.uk

 

Airport

Regular train service to Birmingham International. 10 - 15 minute journey

Ticket buying and collection

 
Ticket Office
Yes
Opening hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 05:15 - 23:00
Sunday 07:00 - 23:00
Location

On the main concourse next to WH Smiths

Height adjusted ticket office counter
Height adjusted ticket counter is available at this station
Height adjusted ticket office counter note

Floorwalkers are available to assist all customers

Induction loop
This office has an induction loop
Ticket machines
Yes
Accessible ticket machines
There are no accessible ticket machines at this station
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Yes, from ticket machine
Smartcards
Smartcards issued
No
Smartcards top-up
Not possible at this station
Smartcards validators
No

Staffing and general services

 
Information available from staff
Yes - from help point,Yes - from information point,Yes - from ticket office 
Information services - opening times
Monday - Friday 04:15 - 02:00
Saturday 04:15 - 00:30
Sunday 07:30 - 02:00
 
Passenger Information Systems
Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Customer help points
No
Left luggage
Yes
Excess Baggage Company
For more information visit www.leftbaggage.co.uk/locations
0121 632 6884
Lost Property
Yes
Excess Baggage Company
Monday - Friday 07:00 - 23:00
Saturday 07:00 - 23:00
Sunday 08:00 - 22:00
Operated by Excess Baggage Company
0121 632 6884
Customer Services

Luggage received from terminated trains at Birmingham New Street only

Ticket gates
No
CCTV
Yes

Facilities

 
ATM Machine
Yes
ATM machines are located on the paid concourse
First class Lounge
Yes

Located

On the paid concourse between Platforms 3 & 4

Tickets Accepted

Virgin Business, First Open or Advance First tickets. You can only enter the lounge on the travel date shown on your ticket.

Facilities

Dedicated business areas are fully equipped with telephone points, desks, fax photocopier and modem facilities, screens with updated train information.

Refreshments

Tea, coffee, soft drinks.

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is available

Showers

No showers are available

First class Lounge opening hours
Monday - Friday 06:15 - 19:45
Saturday 08:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
Pay phones
Yes
Pay phones type
Cards and Coins
Accessible public telephones

Located opposite Network Rail recpetion on the main concourse

Public Wi-Fi
Yes

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Refreshment facilities
Yes
Food & drink available throughout the station
Shops
Yes
Type of shops available
Boots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platofrm escalators 9-10 M&S located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator WHSmith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier
Toilets
Yes
Toilets Location
Men: between escalators to platforms 11b-12b. 30p Women: between escalators to platforms 11b-12b and between the escalators to 5a-6a (30p). Accessible: the men's and women's toilets have accessible cubicles. Free with Radar key or ask attendant Baby change: between escalators to platforms 11b-12b, free. The toilets between the escalators to 5a-6a have closed.
Accessible toilets
Yes
Baby changing facilities
Yes
Baby changing facilities location
Female toilets,Male toilets 
National key toilets
No
Waiting Rooms
Yes
Waiting rooms location
There are two large seating areas beyond the ticket barrier between the escalators to platforms 5b and 8b. All platforms have waiting areas with seating
Waiting rooms opening hours

Accessibility and mobility access

 
Staff help available
Yes

Journey Care assistance is available prior to travel via the relevant Train Operator:

  • Arriva Trains Wales- 0845 300 3005, textphone 0845 605 0600, Monday to Sunday 8:00 - 20:00
  • Cross Country- 0844 811 0125, textphone 0844 811 0126,Monday to Sunday 8:00 - 20:00
  • First Great Western- 0800 197 1329, textphone 0800 294 9209, Monday to Friday 7:00 - 22:00, Saturday and Sunday 8:00 to 19:00
  • Midlands Trains / London Midland- 0800 092 4260, textphone 0844 811 0134, Monday to Sunday 8:00 - 22:00
  • Virgin Trains- 08000 158 123, textphone 08000 158 124, Monday to Sunday 8:00 - 22:00

We can provide assistance at the station during the hours we're open to the public.  Passengers can book additional assistance on the day at the Network Rail reception or call 0121 654 4243. 

However please be made aware that if arrangements haven't been made via Journey Care prior to travel, there will be a wait but our policy is to make it happen.

 

 

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Ramp for train access
Yes
Step free access coverage
Yes
Step free access note

The footpath to the new entrance from Hill St is now step free, and there is level access from the drop off point.

All platforms have lifts and escalators

 
Wheelchairs available
Yes
Wheelchairs available open hours
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