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Horden Station

The development of a railway station in the east of the county has been a recognised council priority for a number of years.

A station will help improve transport links within this part of the county, creating an economically and environmentally sustainable solution, raising the profile of the area, as well as offering residents wider travel options and access to more employment opportunities by linking to the nearby towns and cities. It is estimated that the proposed station will serve more than 39,000 people making more than 71,000 trips a year.

The development of the station links with the wider Horden regeneration plan  - see Horden Masterplan consultation for details.

Since consultation in 2016, when more than 98% of respondents welcomed the building of the station, we have been busy taking the necessary actions to make the station become reality.

Planning permission has now been approved and construction of the station will start in spring 2019 to meet the target of opening the station in spring 2020.

Work around the development has already started with the roads, footpaths and cycle links being improved. The construction of the station will begin with the development of car park area, from which all other works will be carried out. Following this Network Rail will take over to construct the new platforms and infrastructure for the new station from spring 2019.

Artists impression

Horden Station - artists impression

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