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Revamp for historic city station
Work is under way to improve facilities at a bus station which has been criticised by some passengers.

Durham's North Road station is be renovated at a cost of 250,000 to try to improve visitors' first impressions of the historic city.

Arriva has also announced that 27 new buses are to be introduced to the station's service.

The station will be closed for 14 weeks until the work is completed. Temporary bus stops have been put in place.

New lights and flooring, along with improved customer facilities will be installed.

Satellite tracking systems on the buses will also tell passengers exactly when a bus will arrive.

During the improvements, temporary bus stops will be erected on North Road, Sutton Street and Millburngate.


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