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Reward for revamped rail station
Moor Street Station in its heyday
Moor Street Station was built in 1909
HRH The Earl of Wessex will be in Birmingham to hand over an award for renovation work at a city railway station on Thursday.

The Birmingham Civic Society has awarded Chiltern Railways a Renaissance Award, which honours the restoration or conservation of city landmarks.

It is the first year that the award has been presented and it will go to the revamped Moor Street station building.

The society has organised a plaque for the site to mark the occasion.

Display boards showing key milestones in the renovation project will be on show at the station on Thursday.

Chiltern services from Solihull, Leamington Sa, Banbury, and London Marylebone pass through Moor Street en route to Snow Hill, Stourbridge and Kidderminster stations.

Central Trains also runs trains from the station to Stratford-upon-Avon and Worcester.

The station was built in 1909 and renovation work was carried out by Birmingham Alliance, as part of the Bullring development.

The station was largely unused 20 years ago but has recently been brought back to life, although work is still ongoing.


SEE ALSO:
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