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King's Cross station £550m renovation is unveiled

The new King’s Cross Western Concourse will open to the public next week. The Engineer paid a visit to the station in February to see how things were coming along and speak to those behind the project.


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  • £550M for a new roof, who paid, probably you and me. Expensive business this public transport.

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  • Fantastic! Thank goodness we still have the ability to put our resources into such projects. This sort of public celebration of art and science should be applauded. The sort of mean-spirited reaction of Anonymous is tragic, would they prefer we had another Euston Station?

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  • Great, if you use Kings Cross station...

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  • Evidently according to Mr Anonymous nothing should be built unless he personally uses it. What a sad and selfish point of view.
    This development is a great piece of engineering that helps our public transport facilities to stand comparison with those in other countries.

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  • It is amazing project. I have designed a roof(radial beams and diagonal tubes). It was my first big project. I hope i visit it soon.

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  • One day world, Britain will be great again... you'll see.

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  • fantistic and state of the arts design! Well done to those who involved in this project ! Project like this have to move on time to time ,specially in this bad time involved the whole world ,singapore here too ! Tax payer paid the bill ,but,we gain from this facilities,right ? Good time will soon be return if had good public transport facilities !

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  • This is Fantastic piece of work and the teams must be Congratulated on their acheivment.
    I live in the Northampton and do not use either of King's Cross, I have to be Happy with Euston.

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  • £550M for a renovation is far too expensive! This money should be spent for people who needs a shelter.
    What is the governer thinking?
    Happy Contractor, Poor Citizen.

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  • I am all for Britain leading the way in (structural) design and for meeting current and I assume anticipating future demand, but £550M is too high a price to pay

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