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


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.