Shrewsbury Railway Station

Shrewsbury railway station (formerly known as Shrewsbury General) is the railway station serving Shrewsbury, county town of Shropshire, England. It is the only remaining railway station in the town; Shrewsbury Abbey, as well as other small stations around the town, having long closed. The station was built in 1848 and has been extended several times since. It was designated as a grade II listed building in 1969.

The station is 43 miles (69 km) north west of Birmingham New Street and serves as the rail 'Gateway to Wales' with many services starting at or passing through the station bound for places in Wales; it is operated by Arriva Trains Wales as one of their key network hubs.

Shrewsbury is the busiest station in Shropshire and 14th busiest in the West Midlands region (by 2011/12 usage figures).

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