Station was built in 1978 during the rediscovery of local rail transport during the late-1970s:
prior to this, there had been no station on this site. The station building itself sits on the
Longbridge Lane overbridge wich itself was a product of road realignment - the original rail
overbridge is situated behind the photographer. On a personal note I consider it to be one of
the least aesthetically pleasing buildings we will encounter in the region covered by this site.
However, this is not the first station to bear the 'Longbridge' tag.
return to the present station and get the perspective from the up platform looking back towards
the station and Longbridge Lane with Tessel Lane to the right. In the distance can be seen the
footbridge which spans the track. Immediately through the bridge carrying Longbridge Lane and
the station over the trackbed is the view we see above-right, where two largely derelict-looking
lines can be seen branching-off into the Austin Rover works. This junction, known as Halesowen
Junction, is the direct feed to the original Longbridge Station after running through various