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23.04.13

Norman Baker opens Earlsfield station

Earlsfield station has reopened following a £5.5m investment. Rail minister Norman Baker officially opened the station last Thursday.

The work included the construction of new lifts and staircases, reconfiguration and expansion of the ticket hall and improved accessibility.

The revamp began in 2011 and was funded by the Government’s Access for All and NSIP programmes.

Baker said: “Improvements like these help those using the railways. Opening up access at stations and providing step-free routes can make a real difference to wheelchair users and other with limited mobility, as well as parents with buggies.

“And everyone feels the benefit of taking a train from stations with improved facilities and layout.”

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