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Moor Street Station Refurbishment
In 2002, Chiltern Railways started a project to restore and reopen the terminus at Birmingham Moor Street.  Once this had been completed, work started in 2005 to bring the 1987 through platforms up to the same standard as the rest of the station.

The following photographs, all taken from approximately the same position on the current platform 1 shows the progress while the Stourbridge bound platform 2 was completely refurbished.
13 March 2005
The tasteful 1987 canopies still grace the station.
3 July 2005
The canopies have been demolished and the northern half of the platform closed.
15 August 2005
The first of the new canopies are being erected at the northern end of the platform.
1 September 2005
Work on erecting the canopies progresses.
13 September 2005
As work on the canopies progresses, the new footbridge has been installed.
10 October 2005
Most of the canopy work has been completed while work continues on the steps from the bridge to the platform.
20 October 2005
The wooden cladding starts to be fitted to the canopies.
17 November 2005
The canopies on platform 1 start to take shape.
26 November 2005
Canopy work on platform 1 nears completion, while progress on platform 2 seems to have stalled.
26 January 2006
Platform 2 has now reopened although canopy work has still to be completed.
8 July 2007
The completed station taken the following year.
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The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL


Site Last Updated on
9 May 2024

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The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL

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