Oxford Parkway train station building 'almost complete'
The main structure of a new train station for Oxford is nearing completion, ready for work inside to begin in the new year.
Work on Oxford Parkway began at the end of October, with the station due to open in summer 2015.
Located north of the city just off the A34, near Water Eaton park and ride, it will serve the new £130m railway line from Oxford to London Marylebone.
It is the first railway station to be built in Oxford for nearly 80 years.
The station is being built on the site of the derelict Water Eaton silo, which was demolished in October 2013.
The rail service, also starting in summer 2015, will run from Oxford Parkway to London Marylebone in under an hour and, from 2016, will run through from Oxford city centre to London Marylebone.
Chiltern Railways managing director Rob Brighouse said: "Oxford Parkway will transform travel between Oxford and London when it launches in summer 2015.
"Our new station and service will provide significant economic, social and environmental benefits for people in Oxfordshire."