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New film reveals Birmingham New Street redevelopment

Network Rail has released a new film detailing the redevelopment work it is carrying out at Birminghamʼs New Street station.

The project will increase the station’s size threefold, with a vast new atrium as a centrepiece.

A Network Rail spokesman said: “We want to get people excited about this development. Itʼs been a long time coming, and one of the biggest investments in Birmingham for 40 years.” Construction began on the project 18 months ago and is due for completion in 2015.

Brand communications agency Uniform created the three minute film to “highlight the functional improvements of the station for all users” and “show off the world-class architectural aesthetics, particularly the internal atrium and external polished stainless steel wrap”.

Network Rail's Birmingham New Street redevelopment

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  • I normally only change trains there, so of maximum importance to me is the environment on the platforms, the train information available there, the means of getting to another platform and the facilities/information systems behind the barriers in the concourse above. The video somehow conveys dazzlingly bright platforms, and a gloomy concourse ! Why don't I believe this? I'm sure the new atrium will brighten the higher levels up and provide loads more space, but will it help us transients more than marginally?

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