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19.12.13

£60,000 boost for Whitlocks End

Whitlocks End station has benefited from £60,000 improvements, London Midland has announced. Delivered in partnership with Centro, the works include a new bicycle shelter, doubling storage capacity at the station from 12 to 24.

New customer information screens have been installed and passenger waiting shelters have been replaced.

Terry Oliver, London Midland’s head of Snow Hill services said: “Through our partnership with Centro we continue to deliver a range of benefits to passengers and I’m delighted with what we have achieved at Whitlocks End.

“The station already benefits from excellent park and ride facilities and the additional cycle storage provides customers with even more choice when planning their daily commute.”

Kerry Swingler, Centro's smarter choices team leader said: “On-going improvements like these make the local rail system even more attractive and easier for passengers to use.

“I’m particularly pleased to see extra cycle storage installed as this can play a key role in encouraging more people to cycle to the station, helping to cut congestion and carbon.”

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Comments

Ricp   26/12/2013 at 05:41

Whitlocks End is a pretty basic station! Even with £60k, a new bike shed, and a couple of extra Macemain style shelters, it will still be pretty basic! This is an example of a semi-rural station that could benefit from a few significant improvements.

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