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« on: July 03, 2020, 08:54:59 am »

From the Railway Gazette

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UK: Design Council has published ThinkStation, a report which was commissioned by Network Rail to provide a framework for the future design of local stations. These are defined as Network Rail categories D, E and F, the smaller stations which make up around 80% of the total.

ThinkStation sets out nine priorities to guide future design, development and procurement:
1. Support existing and new communities in their local area;
2. Reflect and embody local character and heritage;
3. Provide consistent quality of space and service;
4. Establish connections with and between the town centre and/or the high street;
5. Celebrate, improve the quality of and/or provide access to green and open spaces;
6. Be welcoming and facilitate inclusive travel;
7. Support and better integrate cross modal transport;
8. Help to address climate change;
9. Ensure longevity by accommodating changes of use, capacity and trends.

54 page "summary report" at
https://www.designcouncil.org.uk/sites/default/files/asset/document/Design%20Council%20Think%20Station%20Report%20v_DS.pdf  mirrored at http://www.passenger.chat/thinkstation_202006.pdf
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