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Timetables and travel
Our Railway's Future
Railway upgrade projects
Railway Communications System
Access for All
Reducing track noise
Stations improvement programme
York Engineers' Triangle
High speed rail
Cardiff and Valleys
East West Rail
Heathrow rail link
East London route
Midland Main Line
Nuneaton north chord
Redditch branch line
Manchester to Preston electrification
Edinburgh Waverley station
Finsbury Park to Alexandra Palace
Southampton to Nuneaton freight upgrade
South Wales resignalling
North West electrification
Birmingham New Street station
Gogar rail interchange
King's Cross station
North London line
Stafford - Crewe
Wessex Capacity Improvment Programme
Ely - Soham
Great Northern Great Eastern
Lincoln level crossings
Manchester Victoria station
North Lincolnshire resignalling
East Coast Main Line
Tinsley Chord Tram Train
West Coast Main Line
A bigger, better and brighter station for Birmingham
We’re transforming New Street station into a stunning transport hub for the West Midlands. The project will bring major economic growth by creating new jobs and stimulating regeneration.
The first half of the brand new station opened in April 2013. The redevelopment will be completed in September 2015.
When the project is completed in 2015, the station will be enclosed by a giant atrium, allowing natural light throughout the station and to all 12 refurbished platforms.
The new concourse will be three and a half times bigger giving more space for the 140,000 passengers who use the station every day.
We’re improving accessibility throughout the station with lifts and escalators to every platform:
There will be better pedestrian links to and through the station, with new entrances and a new public square improving connections across the city.
Our plans support the extension of the Midland Metro tram system that will run through the heart of the city, terminating at New Street station.
We know how important it is to reduce the impact of the construction work, so we're delivering your new station in two phases with most of the work taking place behind the scenes.
The station will remain fully operational with services running throughout the work. We will work considerately so that noise and dust is kept to a minimum.
The redevelopment is backed by Birmingham City Council, Advantage West Midlands, Centro and the Department for Transport. It will be delivered by us in partnership with Mace.
New Stephenson Street entrance
New Street station concourse
Eastern square, outside New Street station
Birmingham New Street station atrium
New Street station, view from Hill Street
New platforms at New Street station
New Street station, view from Moor Street
Interior showing proposed John Lewis department store
Proposed John Lewis store, Station Street entrance at night
View of proposed John Lewis store from the Bullring link bridge
First floor interior of Grand Central Birmingham
Ground floor of Grand Central shopping centre
Grand Central view showing the entrance to Bullring
New concourse test, April 2013
Corridor, new concourse test, April 2013
Ticket office, new concourse test, April 2013
Departure boards, new concourse test, April 2013
This is the initial statement of public consultation for the project from 2009.