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Railway Stations: Construction

Volume 474: debated on Thursday 3 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many new railway stations were built with public funding in (a) South Tyneside, (b) Tyne and Wear, (c) the North East and (d) the UK in each year since 1997. (197657)

There have been no new railway stations opened in South Tyneside, Tyne and Wear or the North East since 1997.

20 stations have been opened in England since 1997 with some public funding. These are listed as follows.

New stations that have been opened in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with public funding are a matter for the devolved Administrations.

Station

Opened

Euxton Balshaw Lane

15 December 1997

Brunswick

9 March 1998

Whitwell

24 May 1998

Creswell

24 May 1998

Langwith—Whaley Thorns

24 May 1998

Shirebrook

24 May 1998

Conway Park

22 June 1998

Canning Town

14 May 1999

West Brompton

30 May 1999

West Ham

30 May 1999

Horwich Parkway

30 May 1999

Luton Airport Parkway

21 November 1999

Brighouse

29 May 2000

Wavertree Technology Park

13 August 2000

Lea Green

17 September 2000

Braintree Freeport

10 December 2003

Glasshoughton

12 December 2004

Chandlers Ford

12 December 2004

Liverpool South Parkway

11 June 2006

St Pancras International

14 November 2007