Funny Tripadvisor Birmingham Reviews: 6 hilarious reviews of Birmingham's New Street Station

Birmingham’s New Street Station, with its quirks and character, provides a unique travel experience for all, as seen on TripAdvisor

In the heart of Birmingham, England, lies the New Street Station. This bustling hub serves as the centre of Birmingham's transportation network, seeing a daily influx of commuters, visitors, and trains. It also doubles as a one of Birmingham’s landmark, with its history dating back to the mid-19th century.

The station underwent a significant remodelling project that began in 2010. The original 1960s concrete facade was removed in large sections, and the exterior cladding of the station was updated from pebbledash to stainless steel.

The station was fully opened in 2015, revealing a 35m high atrium made of glass and steel, covering an area of 3,300 sq m. For the first time in more than 40 years, the station was lit by natural light.

What sets New Street Station apart is its unique layout and facilities. It is divided into Red, Green, and Blue Lounges, each serving as waiting areas for certain platforms. The station also boasts a ground floor shopping area. With 1,250 trains travelling through the platforms each day, it serves as a central hub of the British railway system.

Aside from its function as a transportation hub, New Street Station has unexpectedly become a source of amusement, thanks to the candid comments and quirky reviews given by travellers on Trip Advisor. These reviews, often filled with humour and wit, offer a unique perspective on the station, painting a picture that is much more than a mere point of transit.

With a Tripadvisor rating of 4.0 based on 1763 reviews, it’s clear that the station has made a significant impression.

The chosen humorous comments listed provide a distinct viewpoint on the station, but how do they align with the actual New Street Station?

So without further ado, here are some of the funniest comments, posted on TripAdvisor about New Street Station:

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