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Station Refurbishment - Articles and news items

The railway’s contribution to Kent and south east London

Rail industry news / 3 April 2017 /

The rail industry in the south east isworking together to deliver a £50 billion plus investment in Britain’s railway.

Waiting in the station – a whole new experience?

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 30 March 2017 /

After a major campaign to make stations cleaner, SNCF Gares & Connexions is now focused on improving the quality of in-station waiting time.

Improvements to the Kaliningrad–Yuzhny station to be completed by the end of 2017

Rail industry news / 15 March 2017 /

The reconstruction and modernisation of the Kaliningrad–Yuzhny railway station will be completed by the end of 2017, according to participants of an interdepartmental meeting for the preparation of the station.

Virtual reality allows commuters to view the new Waterloo station

Rail industry news / 20 February 2017 /

Network Rail and South West Trains give commuters the opportunity to view a re-developed International Terminal at Waterloo station using virtual reality headsets.

London Bridge station concourse opens

Rail industry news / 30 August 2016 /

On the 29 August, two-thirds of the new London Bridge station concourse opened to passengers as part of a major redevelopment project which commenced four years ago.

Passenger satisfaction continues to improve at Birmingham New Street station

Rail industry news / 1 July 2016 /

Figures from the latest UK National Rail Passenger Survey reveal passenger satisfaction continues to increase at Birmingham New Street station following a £750m redevelopment.

The Northern Hub

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 2 June 2016 /

Peter Jenkins, a widely experienced and highly regarded architect director specialising in railway stations, infrastructure and urban design, discusses the architectural importance of the Northern Hub project and how design will help to transform connections in the North of England.

Video: The 8 year construction of Schuman intermodal hub

Rail industry news / 23 May 2016 /

This video displays the eight year construction of Brussels’ new Schuman intermodal hub which now connects trains, subways, buses, bicycles and taxis.

Tender issued for Glasgow Queen Street station rebuild

Rail industry news / 4 January 2016 /

An invitation to tender has been issued by Network Rail for the £112 million transformation of Glasgow Queen Street station.

Northern Rail installs station Smart Wall

Rail industry news / 30 November 2015 /

Northern Rail’s newly developed Harrogate Station has introduced an interactive Smart Wall designed to allow customers to purchase tickets and view rail and local area information.

EIB grants Renfe €600m loan for rolling stock and station modernisation

Rail industry news / 23 October 2015 /

Renfe Operadora has accepted a €600 million European Investment Bank (EIB) loan to finance the modernisation of train stations and procurement of rolling stock.

Manchester Victoria opens after £44 million redevelopment

Rail industry news / 6 October 2015 /

The newly modernised Manchester Victoria Station opened to the public on 06 October 2015 following a £44 million redevelopment programme.