New Street Station facts: A train leaves the station every 37 seconds

  • Birmingham New Street is the busiest station outside London with a train leaving the station every 37 seconds
  • It is also the busiest interchange station in the UK
  • More then 140,000 people use the station, double the number it was catered for
  • 1000 workers are on the site, working 24 hours a day
  • There are 36 new escalators and 15 new lifts following phase one of the redevelopment

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New Street Station revamp

People using Birmingham New Street Station this week can find out more about the multi-million pound revamp of the train station. An exhibition explaining the stages of the building work is on display.