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25.06.12

Warwick Parkway car park extension announced

An extension for Warwick Parkway station’s car parking has been confirmed, with the DfT to contribute £1m to the project.

A new multi-story car park was announced by rail minister Theresa Villiers to boost capacity for passengers, increasing the number of spaces from 737 to 959.

The whole project is worth £2.5m, with £1m funding provided by the DfT in conjunction with Chiltern Railways. The car park is expected to open this December.

Rail minister Theresa Villiers said: “I am delighted that we are able to announce the investment for this considerable car park extension at Warwick Parkway. There is no doubt that this will encourage more people to travel by train.

“Adding additional car park capacity will mean more spaces for passengers, easing congestion and helping improve overall journey satisfaction.”

Business development director for Chiltern Railways, Graham Cross said: “The launch of our Mainline service between London Marylebone and theWest Midlandshas resulted in record growth levels and a dramatic increase in passengers travelling fromWarwick Parkway. The new multi-storey car park will meet the rising demand and demonstrates our commitment to offering the best service to our customers.”

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