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National Express completes £150k Station upgrade at Bury St. Edmunds

National Express completes £150k Station upgrade at Bury St. Edmunds

The Mayor of St. Edmundsbury, Councillor Christopher Spicer will officially opened the newly upgraded station facilities at Bury St. Edmunds on Friday 20 January.

The £150k station upgrade has been delivered by operator National Express East Anglia (NXEA) as part of the Department for Transport’s Access for All scheme. The station improvements include:

• Transformation of the booking hall area improving lighting, décor and access
• Improvements to staircases giving access to platforms in line with DDA requirements
• Installation of new Customer Information Screens in the booking hall and on platforms
• Improvements to customer toilets
• Installation of additional CCTV at the station

The opening will also officially mark the formation of ‘The Friends of Bury St. Edmunds Station’ a new community group who will operate under the train operator’s Station Adoption scheme where local groups and individuals help to support the operator in ensuring a pleasant environment at stations for rail passengers.

Andrew Goodrum, Customer Service Director, National Express East Anglia said: “I am delighted that we have completed this significant improvement scheme at Bury St. Edmunds, helping to improve access and provide our customers with modern and attractive facilities. I am also pleased to welcome the positive input we have received from ‘The Friends of Bury St. Edmunds Station’ community group and I look forward to their continued participation with activity at the station.”