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Watford Junction Train Station

Watford Junction railway station, operated by London Midland, serves the Hertfordshire town of Watford. The station is located a short walk from the town centre and lies on the West Coast Main Line, which connects London to the West Midlands, the North West, North Wales and the Central Belt of Scotland, the Watford DC Line to London Euston and the Abbey Line to St Albans. The station has a staffed ticket office and passengers are also able to collect tickets purchased in advance (for example, on the internet) from one of the automatic ticket machines located in the station.

Facilities at the station include ATM's, pay phones, cafe, shops and toilets. Passengers should note that baby changing facilities are not available at the station. Oyster Card capability was extended to this station in 2007 on both the London Overground and Southern services. It was further extended to London Midland services later the same year. However, passengers should note that the station is outside London fare zones 1–9 and therefore special fares apply.

Passenger services calling at the station are operated by London Overground, First ScotRail, London Midland, Southern and Virgin Trains. Between them passengers services generally depart towards Milton Keynes Central, South Croydon, London Euston, Hemel Hempstead, Birmingham New Street, St Albans Abbey, Liverpool Lime Street, Glasgow Central and Manchester Piccadilly.

Parking is available at the station for 750 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day.

Birmingham New Street Train Station

Located in Birmingham city centre, Birmingham New Street railway station offers passengers services to destinations including London Euston, Coventry, Bristol Temple Meads, Plymouth, Penzance, Nottingham, Derby, Reading, Oxford, Southampton Central, Bournemouth, Northampton, Liverpool Lime Street, Crewe, Birmingham International and Holyhead.

The station, in the West Midlands region of England, is operated by Network Rail with passenger services being operated by CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Arriva Trains Wales and London Midland.

Passenger facilities at the station include ATM's, a First Class Lounge, pay phones, public wifi, food outlets, shops (including Boots, Costa Coffee and W H Smith), toilets and baby changing facilities. There is a short stay car park at the station for 40 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day.

The station is one of three main line railway stations serving the centre of Birmingham: the other two are Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham Snow Hill. Birmingham Moor Street railway station is a short walk from Birmingham New Street and the route to take is well signposted and takes passengers under the Bullring shopping centre.

The station is the eighth busiest railway station in the UK and the busiest outside London, with 32 million passenger entries and exits between April 2012 and March 2013. It is also the busiest interchange station outside London, with over 5.1 million passengers changing trains at the station annually.