Waverley station set for major revamp

Published: 16 August 2018

The architect firm behind the £16 billion expansion of Heathrow Airport is set to mastermind the long-term future of Edinburgh Waverley train station.

Edinburgh based consultants, Arup, will lead a group of highly experienced professionals in shaping a Masterplan for Scotland’s second busiest station, which welcomes 20 million passengers a year.

This Masterplan comes at a very significant time for the Capital as we work to create a city centre that truly has people at its heart...

Cllr. Lesley Macinnes, Convener of the Transport and Environment committee, The City of Edinburgh Council

 

This include architects Grimshaw, the company in charge of building the third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport while also taking the lead in the refurbishment at London Bridge Station and designing a new terminal one at New York City’s Newark Airport.

Commuter numbers alone are expected to rise by 114 per cent between 2012 and 2043. Owner and manager Network Rail will lead a group with the city council to investigate what impact this will have on the station and surrounding streets...

Full story via The Scotsman News

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