Trains to Cannock Chase Forest

How to get to Cannock Chase Forest by train

The nearest train station to Cannock Chase Forest for bike, woodland trails and treetop rope course is Rugeley Town (about a 45-minute walk).

Rugeley Town is part of the Chase Line, and there are regular services between Rugeley Trent Valley to Birmingham New Street. Travel time from Birmingham New Street is about 42 minutes.

About Cannock Chase Forest

North of Birmingham, the forest is a popular destination for cyclists of all abilities. Recent additions are Perry’s Trail for intermediate riders and an innovative Pedal and Play area that helps younger cyclists develop their skills.

Stations

Rugeley Town (RGT)

Address:
Rugeley Town station
Wharf Road
Rugeley
Staffordshire
WS15 1BL
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Rugeley Town station information

Staffing level Unstaffed
CCTV No
Information systems
  • DepartureScreens
  • Announcements
Station operator West Midlands Railway
Ticket office opening times
No
Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Smartcards issued here No
Validate Smartcards here No
Penalty fares LM
Customer service information

Please contact our Contact Centre team on: 0333 311 0039. Who are open during the following times:

Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 19:00 Saturday and Sunday: 08:00 - 16:00 Bank Holidays: 08:00 - 16:00 except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

**Rugeley Town Station is accredited by the Secure Station Scheme**

Left luggage

Available: No

Lost property

Available: No

Seated area
Yes
Waiting room
No
Station buffet
No
Toilets
No

N/A

Baby changing facilities
No
Wifi
No
Helpline

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here .

Note:

0800 0248998

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

24 hours, 7 days a week (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day)

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Staff help

This station is unstaffed. Your assistance will be provided by our on-train Conductor team.

No
Induction loop available Yes
Ticket machine
Yes
Accessible booking office counter available

None

No
Ramp for train access available
Yes
Accessible taxis information

Accessible taxis are not available

Accessible public phones

Public telephones are not accessible

National Key toilets available
No

N/A

Step free access

This station has been classified as a step-free access category B2 station. This means that there is some step-free access to all platforms - please check details. More information on the step-free classification system can be found at https://www.orr.gov.uk/media/10955

The Assistance meeting point is on the platform that your service is due to depart. Please attract the attention of the Conductor who will assist you onto the train. ​​​​​​​

Ticket gates
No
Impaired mobility set down available
No
Car park 1 Station Car Park
Car park 1 spaces 30
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 24 hours
  • Saturday: 24 hours
  • Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 charges Free
Car park 1 contact details

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Onward travel

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Rail replacement information

In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Public Service Bus Stop near to Junction with Wharf Road and Brereton Road for services in both directions.

Taxi rank

Departures and arrivals from Rugeley Town

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