Hereford & Worcester

Worcester Foregate and Malvern Link stations revamped

Worcester Foregate Street railway bridge after the makeover
Image caption Worcester Foregate Street station's bridge was refurbished last year

Improvement work at two Worcestershire railway stations has been completed.

A £785,000 overhaul of Worcester Foregate Street Station includes new entrance canopies, automatic doors and a renovation of its pedestrian subway.

A new booking office, extra car parking spaces and improved disabled access to platforms has been installed at Malvern Link station at a cost of £471,000.

The funding for the project has come from Worcestershire County Council's £28m wider transport strategy.

It was awarded £14.2m by the Department for Transport last year to invest in major transport schemes.

Worcester Foregate Street station's 1860 railway bridge was refurbished last year after Network Rail spent more than £1m to preserve it.

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