Archive for category: Stations

Plans for transparent roof at Leeds station

ETFE, which has been used at Birmingham New Street, Carlisle Citadel, and Manchester Piccadilly stations, is much lighter than glass, offers greater light transmission and is shatterproof.
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Derby resignalling – 79 days later

In July, Network Rail embarked on a £200 million remodelling of Derby station and the railway that surrounds it. The project team had 79 days to complete the work and it would have to do so, for the most part, without closing the station.
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Study launched for Bordeaux Saint Jean station upgrade

Photo: HS1 Ltd.The study will scope the requirements and costs for new border control and security facilities to allow passengers to travel directly to London St Pancras without the need to change trains.
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Search for developer to transform Sydney underground station into a world-renowned attraction

Photo: Mark Merton Photography.Transport minister Andrew Constance said the government is seeking expressions of interest from Australia and around the world to transform the hidden station space.
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HS2 reveals designs for Curzon Street and Interchange stations

Photo: HS2.HS2 has released concept images of two of its brand new stations: Curzon Street in Birmingham and Interchange in Solihull.
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Demolition work complete at Glasgow Queen Street station

Photo: Network Rail.Once completed in 2020, the redeveloped Glasgow Queen Street station will provide extended platforms for longer trains of up to eight carriages and an expanded concourse with more circulation space.
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NSW awards $379m contract for Sydney’s first integrated metro station development

Photo: Transport NSW.As part of the first value capture agreement on Sydney Metro, the NSW Government will receive $355 million for the air rights above the new metro station and the contracted company will deliver new commercial buildings, pedestrian connections and retail space.
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New York City subway station reopens 17 years after 9/11

Photo: MTA.The infrastructure of the former Cortlandt station was completely destroyed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks when the World Trade Centre collapsed.
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New Moscow Metro stations inspired by Waterloo and Pennsylvania stations

Photo: The Government of Moscow.Work is almost complete on two new Moscow Metro surface stations that have been inspired by prominent stations from around the world.
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New Moscow Metro stations inspired by Waterloo and Pennsylvania stations

Photo: The Government of Moscow.Work is almost complete on two new Moscow Metro surface stations that have been inspired by prominent stations from around the world.
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VIDEO: Flooded station turned into a swimming pool in Sweden

Photo: YouTube.Members of the public made the most of a bad situation in the city of Uppsala when heavy rain flooded parts of the central railway station and turned it into a makeshift swimming pool.
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