ECSL undertook the civils and structures design (including steelwork, foundations and a new retaining wall) in accordance with Eurocode design standards and Network Rail group design standards for station buildings.
– A modern, high quality passenger waiting facility including a ticket vending machine, seating and a disabled toilet.
– Sheltered cycle parking.
– Significant public realm improvements both to the area around the station and on key walking routes between the rail station, the town centre and the bus station. This will include footway treatments, landscaping and signage.
– Changes to the car park layout to allow for easier pedestrian and non-motorised access.
– Significant refurbishment of the subway underpass to create a more attractive link between the rail station and residential areas in the south of Castleford town centre. This will include resurfacing the footway and adding new wall cladding, lighting and CCTV.