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St Erth Multi Modal Hub

The project at St Erth station has delivered more car parking and bus and road improvements. This is to help more people switch from car to the bus, the train or walking and cycling. This will help improve access for everyone to:

  • work
  • education
  • shops
  • services
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It will also help reduce congestion on the roads.

This project complements improvements to signalling delivered in 2019.  The extra signals mean that there is now a half hour train service on the mainline.

The project is funded by a grant of £5.4m from

  • the European Regional Development Fund
  • the Cornwall Council Local Transport Plan
  • Growth Deal funding provided by Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership

Network Rail and GWR have also delivered projects which will also bring benefits to the area.

Please follow the link below to see what has been built or installed through the project:

The core project is delivered by:

  • Cornwall Council
  • European Regional Development Fund
  • Growth Deal support

The core project includes:

  • New signal controlled junction on the A30
  • Improved North Car Park (providing about 100 spaces)
  • New and improved footways, and an improved station forecourt
  • New South Car Park (providing about 440 spaces)
  • Platform improvements to provide:
    • more space for passengers
    • opportunities for more trains on the branch line in the future
  • Track improvements between St Erth and St Ives Station building, refurbishment and provision of ramps. 
  • Further parking provision through construction of the overflow (west) car park
  • Treloweth Footway Link– providing a safe pedestrian footway connection to St Erth Village.  New and improved signs for cyclists through St Erth Village connecting to the existing National Cycle Network Route 3.
  • We are seeking a new bridge allowing step free access across the railway.


Please use the links in the menu to find further information about the project.