Bedworth (BEH)

Bedworth is a stop on the Coventry-Nuneaton Line in Warwickshire between Coventry Arena and Bermuda Park.
LM 153 334 departs

Type: National Rail (Coventry-Nuneaton Line)
Station code: BEH
Opened: 1850 (Closed 1965, re-opened 1988)
Platforms: 2

The original station was opened by the London & North Western Railway in 1850. The station had a small goods yard and a siding for Bedworth Brickworks [1]. This station was closed in 1965 along with the other intermediate stations on the line. A new station was built on the site of the old one, it opened in 1988. The station was upgraded in 2011, the platforms being lengthened.

Bedworth is an unstaffed station in a cutting. Access to the platforms is via ramps down from road level. The usual bus shelters and displays provide passenger facilities. The station has an hourly service in both directions handled by West Midlands Railway.
The Class 153 departs, a passenger shelter on the opposite platform

Station sign

Station view from the bridge which crosses the line

Shelter and WMR signage

WMR 153 371 arrives

[1] Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith, Coventry to Leicester (Middleton Press, 2017) Map. XIV