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As part of their ‘A Better Way to Go’ campaign, train operator Northern has completed work to repaint more than 30 railway stations on their network.
Over 9,700 metres of walls, waiting rooms, benches, railings, doors and window frames have been given a new coat of paint.
More than £800,000 has been spent on improving the look of stations in various ways and passengers can find out what work has been carried out at their local station using a new tool from Northern
The tool can be accessed on their website here.
Many improvements have been carried out as part of the campaign including:-
The latest railway stations to get a new coat of paint are:-
Meols Cop, Burnage, Alnmouth, Flixton, Blackpool South, Disley, Goole, Mexborough, Northwich, Atherton, Hartlepool, Hebden Bridge, Wilmslow, Gatley, Redcar, Halifax, Kearsley, Mauldeth Road, Saltburn, Worksop, Chapel-En-Le-Frith, Romiley, Horsforth, Holmes Chapel, Brinnington, Hazel Grove, Guiseley, Stocksfield, Gorton, Whitby, Skipton, Knaresborough, Hale, Driffield, and Shipley.
Other work recently completed, includes a new shelter for Rufford Station, and car park improvements at Whitehaven.
Tony Baxter, Regional Director at Northern, said: “I would like to thank our customers for their patience while improvement works were carried out. The stations look fantastic, and their new look will help us provide a better travelling experience for all our passengers.”
“We are working hard to make sure our stations are safe, accessible and welcoming places for customers and even small changes – like giving our stations a fresh coat of paint – can make a big difference.
“Our A Better Way to Go campaign demonstrates the hard work that has taken place as we continue to transform rail travel in the north and I’d like to thank everyone who has been involved.”
This article first appeared on www.railadvent.co.uk
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