Network Rail is issuing the following advice to people using Birmingham New Street station this weekend, as it expects a surge in numbers of people visiting the city by train.
- Allow more time to catch your train – it is likely you will have to queue at peak times from Friday afternoon through the weekend.
- The station will be busy. Be prepared for large crowds using the station.
- There will be crowd safety measures in place. These are tried and tested and there for passengers safety.
- Last Saturday an additional 100,000 people used the station compared to an average Saturday (230,000 compared to 130,000)
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