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The multi-million pound re-development of Birmingham's New Street Station is about to reach its half-way stage. This Sunday, the first half of the new station will open to passengers.
ITV News Central has been given access ahead of opening.
This time-lapse footage shows the demolition of the former Pallasades Shopping Centre car park above Birmingham New Street station.
It was deconstructed floor by floor as part of the stations redevelopment work.
Workers are frantically trying to complete the first section of Birmingham New Street station's upgrade in time for Sunday's opening to the public.
That's when work on the old concourse, which was built in the 1960s, will begin.
Former entrances will close and the new section of the station will open.
This marks the half way point in the construction work, which will be finished in 2015.
This is a computer generated video showing what Birmingham New Street will look like when its redevelopment is complete.
This weekend the old entrances and concourse, which was built in the 1960s, will be closed, and the first half of the revamped station opened to the public.
The work being done by Network Rail includes the refurbishment of 12 platforms and a new open atrium space, which is due to be finished in 2015.
A huge step in the transformation of Birmingham New Street Station takes places this weekend as the original entrances close and the brand new concourse opens on Sunday. The whole development, including a new John Lewis store will be finished in 2015.
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