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Buckingham to bring in new railway station early

15 Aug 12 Warwickshire County Council has awarded Buckingham Group a £9m contract to design and build the new Stratford-upon-Avon parkway rail station.

Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway Station
Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway Station

Work on site to construct the new station is due to begin later this year and the station is now set to open seven months ahead of schedule in May 2013, the council said.

The rail station is part of the Stratford-upon-Avon local sustainable transport project which is forecast will attract 114,000 new rail trips to both the new station and the existing town station by 2024/2025.

Buckingham Rail director Simon Walkley said: “As a local company we are especially pleased to have this opportunity to work with Warwickshire County Council on this exciting and challenging project. We look forward to delivering a scheme which will bring many sustainable benefits to the local community.”

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