Impression of Lea Bridge station.

UK: Government contributions towards the costs of building of four new stations were confirmed by the Department for Transport on May 15.

The money has been made available through the New Station Fund. This was announced in January, with local authorities, train operators and developers invited to bid for contributions of up to 75% towards the cost of 'shovel ready' station projects.

StationRouteTotal costNew Station Fund contributionFacilities
NewcourtExeter - Exmouth line, Devon£1·44m50%Platform, shelter, ticket machine, secure cycle parking, CCTV
Lea BridgeLea Valley line, Greater London£6·5m£1mTwo platforms, shelters, canopy, footbridge and lifts, ticket machines, help points, cycle storage
IlkestonErewash Valley line, Derbyshire£6·5m£4·5mTwo platforms for six-car trains, shelters, footbridge, ticket machines, information screens, help points, CCTV, 150-space car park, cycle storage, drop-off point, taxi rank. Provision for bus stop
Pye CornerEbbw Valley line, South Wales£3·5m£2·5mPlatform, help point, ticket machine, information screens, CCTV, 70-space car park