Birmingham New Street's grand opening

The new station at Birmingham New Street opens today after a building project that lasted five years, and together with the Grand Central shopping complex, cost around £750million to build.

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Passengers gain clearer glimpse of New Street

Many of the hoardings surrounding the eastern end of the New Street have been removed meaning travellers can now see some of the shops.

New Street gleaming in the early morning sunlight. Credit: Network Rail

The newly developed parts of the station are opening from Sunday.

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