“Work will finally begin on the construction of two lifts at Lichfield Trent Valley station for disabled and other passengers at the end of next month and will be ready in the spring of next year” says Michael Fabricant. “I have been campaigning for this for some years and the Department for Transport have just confirmed these dates to me in a Parliamentary Answer. I wanted to keep up the pressure!” Michael adds.
“This is excellent news.”
The Parliamentary question and answer follow below.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans for work to commence construction to start on the two lifts designed to enable disabled access to all platforms at Lichfield Trent Valley railway station. (177170)
Tabled on: 09 October 2018
Ms Nusrat Ghani (Trains Minister):
Work is due to start on site at the end of November with construction lasting until the end of Spring.
The project will deliver new lifts at platform level at Lichfield Trent Valley to link the West Coast Main Line platforms (platforms 1 and 2) to the Cross City Line platform (platform 3) and provide an accessible route to and between all platforms.
The answer was submitted on 17 Oct 2018