Refurbishment and repair work at Dover Priory station will increase the life of the footbridge, as well as providing upgraded platform canopies to keep passengers protected from the elements.
Dover Priory is the main station for Dover, one of the best-known port towns on Britain’s south coast. The station is 77 miles down the line from London Victoria and is currently managed by Southeastern.
Works at the station include:
- Steelwork repairs
- Lift-shaft concrete repairs and painting
- Replacement of the footbridge roof
- New lighting system installed
Fiona Taylor, Kent route director for Network Rail, said: “Our Railway Upgrade Plan is all about providing a safer and more reliable railway fit for the 21st century. We are making full use of our resources to carry out these improvements, enhancing the railway station environment at Dover Priory for the long-term benefit of passengers.”
Kyle Miller, station manager for Southeastern, said: “We’re always wanting to do more for our passengers and this refurbishment by Network Rail at Dover Priory makes a big difference to the station environment, improving the appearance of the footbridge and the platform canopies and ensuring that the fabric of the building is in the best possible condition.”