Feltham station set for £23m redevelopment


NETWORK Rail is investing £23million to rebuild parts of Feltham station in south-west London.

Platforms are to be lengthened to accommodate new, longer trains being introduced from 2019, and step-free access will be provided for travellers, along with a new bridge for cyclists and pedestrians to cross the railway safely.

A virtual reality image of the redeveloped Feltham station in south-west London. NR

The latter will replace Feltham West level crossing, which is the second highest-risk crossing on the South Western Railway network.

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The improvements are being delivered in partnership with Hounslow Council and Transport for London (TfL) to reduce dwell times at suburban stations, offer passengers easier journeys, and to create a safer, more accessible station for the community.

The first phase of work will begin in September, with the installation of a second entrance on platform 1, providing step-free access.

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