Progress is far from station-ary at Stratford Parkway

Footbridge installationThe installation of a footbridge is the latest major development on site of the new Stratford Parkway train station.

The majority of the footbridge was installed last weekend (16th & 17th March) with the remainder being completed this weekend.

The construction of Stratford Parkway is progressing ahead of schedule and on budget, and is expected to be completed at the start of May, seven months earlier than originally planned, with the first train calling at the station on Sunday 19th May.

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Bridge in place at Stratford Parkway – Video from Stratford TV

Stratford TV vid 4Overnight on March 17th the new Stratford Parkway Railway Station took a giant step forward with the erection of the footbridge over the railway line linking the two platforms. Here’s the story of the night, a very large crane and some very big pieces of metal!

Have your say on Stratford Train Station footbridge

Stratford town station bridge visualisationA new footbridge is planned for Stratford’s town train station to provide better access to the platforms for everyone – and a public exhibition this month will give people the chance to express their views on the best design.

Warwickshire County Council is proposing to build a new passenger bridge with lifts at the station, to make it easier for people with mobility problems, parents with buggies, passengers with luggage and anyone else that has difficulty accessing the platforms using the current footbridge which only has steps.

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