Wednesday 5 May 2004

BRONDESBURY PARK STATION TO BENEFIT FROM IMPROVED FACILITIES

Route:
South East
London North Western
Network Rail and the Strategic Rail Authority announced today that work is starting on upgrading the facilities for passengers at Brondesbury Park station. This includes a brand new waiting room and will be completed in late summer 2004. The improvement to Brondesbury Park forms part of a national project, which will see facilities modernised at 68 stations across the country for the benefit of passengers. The improvements will vary from station to station, but include waiting rooms, toilets, shelters, CCTV and improved customer information systems.             Jon Wiseman, Network Rail, Regional Director said: “Network Rail is committed to providing safe, reliable and efficient railway infrastructure. Stations are the gateway to travel by rail and form a vital part of the journey experience for passengers. Comfortable stations with modern facilities are an important part of our continued programme to re-build the railway.”

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