Birmingham New Street Station

New Street New Start

  • Over 140,000 passengers use New Street every day, more than double the number it was designed to cater for.
  • The station is dark, unwelcoming and overcrowded with poor access for passengers.
  • We’re transforming it into exactly the kind of station passengers deserve and that the people of Birmingham will be proud of.

New Street facts

  • New Street is the busiest station outside London and the busiest interchange station in the UK with a train leaving the station every 37 seconds.
  • 1000 workers are currently on site, working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • The first half of the new station completed in April 2013 and from 2015 there will be 36 new escaltors and 15 new lifts – reaching every platform.

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