Birmingham New Street - How to rebuild a station

Birmingham New Street’s stunning new look station and Grand Central shopping complex has opened its doors. Scroll down through our microsite for stories and images.

Birmingham New Street - in numbers

170,000 passengers using the station every day

300,000 new daily passenger capacity

37 seconds between trains arriving and departing

1,100 tonnes of steel make up the façade

8,000 stainless steel panels in the facade

36 new escalators installed to improve vertical access to the platforms

3,300 square metres of new atrium, the size of a football pitch

200,000 sq ft of retail space in Grand Central

98% of all material recycled