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Photos of New Street Station Development

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Work in progress on Platform 1.
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Platform 11-12 on the Right are going to get a bridge at Xmas.
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Its a bit dark, but you have an example of a train supplying materials to platform 1.
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Stephenson Tower on the left and the Telephone Exchange on the right.
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The new Western Concourse taken from the Hill Street End (plus some people).

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