Doorstep History programme 42 November 2018

On 21 November 2018 a new memorial was unveiled to the victims of the Birmingham pub bombings of November 1974. This special programme features the ceremony which was held on the concourse at New Street Station and we speak to the spokesman for the pub bomb victims, Julie Hambleton. Other stories you may like! .vc_custom_1419329305433{background-color: [...]

Metro extension fully open

Metro trams started running from Grand Central on Bank Holiday Monday 31 May 2016, so completing the extension from Snow Hill and Bull Street. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_GB/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5&appId=109975615737090"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

New look for New Street Station and Liege

The new concourse has opened at New Street Station and everyone seems to think it is a vast improvement on the old station. If you’re impressed by it then you’ll certainly be impressed by the station that opened at Liege, Belgium in 2009. It was designed by an architect called Santiago Calatrava.