Network Rail selects Murphy for railway scheme


Network Rail has awarded J Murphy & Sons the first of two contracts to build a new railway station as part of a wider regeneration scheme. 

Beaulieu Park station
Credit: J Murphy & Sons
by Rory ButlerJanuary 25, 2023

Inside the deal: Construction of a new train station for the Beaulieu development in Chelmsford – valued at £37.8 million. 

The first phase includes earthworks, civils, and track and signalling modifications to facilitate main construction, part of a second contract to be awarded in the coming months. 

Beaulieu Park station features 

  • Three platforms with a central loop line and new tracks 
  • Two lifts 
  • Bus interchange 
  • Parking for +700 cars 
  • Toilets, baby change facilities 
  • Retail/catering space 

Main construction will start later this year, with completion expected end of 2025.   

It will support the new Chelmsford Garden Community.   

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