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Thameslink’s Luton Airport Parkway station comes of age
Luton Airport Parkway station has 'come of age' and is celebrating its 21st birthday this month.The station was opened in November 1999 to serve Luton Airport. Nine years later it became the first on the north Thameslink route to have its platforms extended to accommodate longer 12-carriage trains as part of the Thameslink Programme (see picture). In April 2013, a new northern entrance was also op
Lift Off - major revamp of lifts completed at Luton Airport Parkway station
Network Rail and Govia Thameslink Railway have reopened the lifts for passengers at Luton Airport Parkway station after a major three-month project to upgrade them.The £900,000 investment has seen the old lifts on platforms 1, 2/3 and 4 removed and new ones installed. The new lifts are more modern and reliable, making them nicer for passengers to use.The work began in July and saw all three lifts
Network Rail begins vital lift improvement work at Luton Airport Parkway station
Network Rail has issued the following press release about the replacement of lifts at Luton Airport Parkway station:Later this month, Network Rail will begin a major project to upgrade all of the lifts at Luton Airport Parkway station in a £900,000 investment which will make them more reliable. From Monday, 20 July, Network Rail engineers will be removing the old lifts on platforms 2, 3 and 4 and
Autism charity celebrates new partnership with Thameslink station
Fifty Bedfordshire adults with autism are excited to be getting involved in activities at their local railway station thanks to a new partnership with Thameslink.
E-shopping and sending parcels made easy for Great Northern, Thameslink and Southern rail users
Passengers will soon be able to pick up, drop off and return their parcels as they hop on and off trains thanks to a partnership between Govia Thameslink Railway and InPost.
Pay as you go with contactless takes off at three more Thameslink stations in Herts and Beds
Pay as you go convenience arrived at three Thameslink stations today (Tuesday, October 22) – St Albans, Harpenden and Luton Airport Parkway - giving passengers greater convenience and choice.
GTR celebrates major station investment programme as part of industry #StationsDay
From new lifts and Oyster acceptance to extra toilets, Govia Thameslink Railway is showcasing the wide-ranging improvements across its network in the past year as part of #StationsDay.
New floral displays brighten up Luton Airport Parkway station
Luton Airport Parkway station has been given a colourful makeover thanks to the installation of new floral displays.