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Stations & Stops - Articles and news items

Government announces funding for £29m Lincoln Transport Hub

Industry news  •  24 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The UK government has announced funding for a £29m Lincoln Transport Hub, including a new state-of-the-art bus station.

Video: The 8 year construction of Schuman intermodal hub

Industry news  •  23 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

This video displays the eight year construction of Brussels’ new Schuman intermodal hub which now connects trains, subways, buses, bicycles and taxis.

Bolton Interchange receives new high-tech roof

Industry news  •  17 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A lightweight state-of-the-art roof has been fitted to the bus station concourse at Bolton Interchange helping to lower project costs.

Crossrail unveils new images of Elizabeth line stations

Industry news  •  11 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Crossrail has unveiled new images showcasing Elizabeth line stations in central and southeast London which will open in 2018.

London Underground ‘stand on both sides’ escalator trial launches

Industry news  •  18 April 2016  •  Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

From today, customers will be asked to stand on both sides of two ‘up’ escalators at Holborn London Underground station as part of a six-month trial to reduce congestion.

London Underground launches ‘stand on both sides’ escalator pilot

Industry news  •  11 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

London Underground has launched a six-month ‘stand on both sides’ escalator pilot at Holborn Tube station to reduce congestion.

Belfast Transport Hub regeneration project gets underway

Industry news  •  10 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Belfast Transport Hub Regeneration Project has entered an important phase of work with demolition beginning on the main construction site area situated along Grosvenor Road in the City Centre.

Edinburgh Gateway interchange takes shape

Industry news  •  21 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Construction on the new £41 million Edinburgh Gateway station is well underway to create a tram/train interchange to the west of the city.

Transport Minister views Victoria tube station upgrade work

Industry news  •  7 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

On 07 January 2016, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visited Victoria tube station exploring work underway on the £700 million improvement project.

London Underground reveals station design of the future

Industry news  •  4 December 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

London Underground has revealed a design vision for future tube stations building upon the network’s heritage, providing customers with comfortable and straightforward journeys.

Vienna: Juggling much-needed renovation with no service interruption

Issue 5 2015  •  2 November 2015  •  Günter Steinbauer, Chief Executive Officer of Wiener Linien

Vienna’s longest underground line, the U6, currently runs for over 17km from the north to the south of the city. A trip from Siebenhirten on the southernmost edge of the city to Floridsdorf in the north takes over 30 minutes. The line celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2014 but the origins of this line date back to the imperial era and the construction of the urban railway at the end of the 19th Century. A series of historical stations designed by the renowned architect and urban planner Otto Wagner also stem from this period. As Günter Steinbauer, Chief Executive Officer of Wiener Linien explains, the network operator has for years been working on the revitalisation of these listed buildings in a project which has involved several major challenges…

Station & Stop Developments supplement 2015

Issue 3 2015, Supplements  •  30 June 2015  •  David Rowe, Erica Ward & Anne Kiernan

In our latest free-to-view Station & Stop Developments Supplement, David Rowe, Head of Borough Projects & Programmes at TfL and Erica Ward, Accessibility Office at WYCA, look at improving accessibility at stops in London and West Yorkshire respectively, and Anne Kiernan, Chief Architect from RPA, provides details about constructing and developing tram stops in Dublin…

London Underground reveals new station concept

Industry news  •  5 June 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

London Underground has today showcased future station designs at an exhibition held in London until 16th June 2015.

TfL installs additional Digital Sign technology at bus stations

Industry news  •  18 May 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has installed additional Digital Sign technology at five London bus stations and Victoria Coach station.

Work starts on new station gateway

Industry news  •  17 February 2015  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

Work to make life easier for tram and train users in Rochdale town centre is under way…

 

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