(From The Journal)
PLANS to significantly improve car parking provision at a Northumberland railway station go before local councillors next month.
Network Rail wants to create a new, 92-space car park at Morpeth Station, together with associated lighting and ticket machines.
The project would increase the total number of parking spaces at the East Coast main line station to 165 - and aims to meet a growing demand as well as tackle problems of indiscriminate parking in the area.
It will also mean the introduction of parking charges at the station - expected to be between pounds 3 and pounds 4 per day - to help recoup the investment …