York Central to be a vast railway redevelopment

The giant's teardrop of York Central, with the East Coast Main Line looping around and the station in the bottom of the picture Image York Central

The city of York is, for many reasons, at the heart of the British railway network. Now, its railway heritage is providing the land for a huge regeneration. Not surprisingly, it will provide some of the best-connected communities in England. The 45-hectare site, formerly railway land, is set to become a brand-new inner-city suburb. Added amenities include the National Railway Museum within one boundary, and York station on the other.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is UK correspondent for RailTech.com and Railfreight.com

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