Rail Landscapes 2016 by Marshalls

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rail landscapes over 3.5 million passengers travel on britain’s rail and underground network each weekday this figure has continued to rise year on year and is forecasted to double over the next decade as a result record expenditure has been planned by the dft network rail and tfl for the coming years this investment which is focussed on increasing capacity improving safety access and sustainability will transform the network for passengers in his transport study sir rod eddington highlighted the need for investment in the uk transport network to help sustain the uk’s productivity and competitiveness and support economic growth rail transport will play a huge part in this by reducing the level of congestion on our roads and motorways at peak time by shifting demand from road travel and freight to a greener more sustainable way of transporting passengers and goods by train the entire fabric of the network will need to be flexible to cope with the changes in population

the passenger experience the journey experience of passengers will largely define their appreciation of the service provider central to every journey will be their experience of the station a passenger journey begins from the moment they arrive at the station whether by car cycle bus or on foot from the station interface with the public realm they will typically pass through the station concourse and onto the station platform at each point in their journey a passenger interacts with the surrounding landscape the choice of landscape products as well as how they fit into the overall design can contribute to either a positive or negative passenger experience marshalls’ extensive range of hard landscaping products can be used to create a positive passenger journey from the station interface to the platform edge the following pages illustrate some of the products passengers come into contact with during their journey these include paving drainage street furniture cycle shelters and

station interface paving – over 30 ranges of flag and block paving paving are available styles comprise of modern and contemporary to functional each is available in a number of colours and textures to suit any type of station natural stone paving is also available block paving bus shelter sustainable drainage – priora permeable block paving allows surface water to drain naturally at source eliminating ponding and substantially reducing the risk of pollution and flooding blister paving sustainable drainage lighting kerb drainage traffic calming – speed ramps and humps are available for traffic calming outside station entrances planters kerb erb – bus stop kerb can be used to create ‘drop off’

anti-terroristprotecti bollards – a new range of anti-terrorist impacted tested pas 68 bollards incorporating rhinoguard technology is now available canopies cycle parking cycle parking anti-terrorist bollards tree guard traffic calming seating a wide selection of cycle stands and standard/bespoke cycle shelters are available to encourage sustainable travel to stations as part of travel plans streetfurniture furniture – marshalls street offer a large selection of street furniture in an array of styles and materials bespoke pieces can also be commissioned signage paving litter bins lighting – woodhouse are lighting lighting specialists and offer a number of lighting ranges which can be coordinated with other street furniture

– woodhouse and marshalls street furniture offer seating which is suited seating to transport applications

station platform waiting shelters – woodhouse’s motis shelter can be configured in a multitude of ways and can be specified with other coordinating items bespoke shelters can be commissioned seating – marshalls street seating furniture’s sineu graff range incorporates a modular seating system ideal for transport applications

corby rail station case study the new £8.3m corby station was officially opened by the secretary of state for transport the rt hon geoff hoon mp in 2009 and marshalls la linia paving was used to dramatic effect in shades of blue and grey to compliment the station’s façade marshalls’ specialist business woodhouse supplied street furniture for the project and installed escofet seating and litter bins to enhance the quality and appearance of the outside public spaces woodhouse also provided geo ‘keep left’ signage which added simple unobtrusive directions to the space using high quality materials whilst minimising routine

victoria line upgrade case study as part of the upgrade programme raised platform sections were required to create level access as part of the “access for all” scheme working in partnership with frankham consultancy and metronet marshalls carried out value engineering to produce a range of specially designed platform components to meet client requirements these were manufactured using our bespoke precast concrete facility to date marshalls have supplied bespoke platform copings and nosings standard flag perfecta and conservation paving conservation paving platform edge blister paving bespoke nosings raise the platform to create level access onto and off the train right hand and left hand nosings were created 5 per side bespoke platform

rail projects marshalls have supplied a number of rail projects and stations which cover mainline underground and tram schemes some examples include acton station audley end station barnham station barrow-in-furness station bathgate station bedlington station birmingham international station bognor regis station botanic station bournville station bow church station dlr bracknell station brixton tube station cambridge station cannons park station cheddington station chester station chesterfield station …and many more for the full list and more information on our rail offer please visit

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