Railway station named one of best in county
POYNTON train station has been named one of the best in the county.
It won the Cheshire East award for being a tidy station with well-tended gardens and its recent restoration of the waiting room.
Station manager Julie Corke picked up the gong at the at the 13th Annual Awards Evening for Cheshire Best Kept Stations.
She described the awards as ‘a well deserved tribute to the dedicated station staff who go above and beyond their remit to care for their station’.
The Awards were pre- sented by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire, David Briggs and Professor Paul Salveson, a founder of the Community Rail movement.
Alex Hynes, managing director of Northern Rail, said: “Our stations in the heartland of Cheshire stand out as a fantastic model of what a strong community rail partnership can achieve.”
●● Poynton train station manager Julie Corke picked up the gong at the at the 13th annual awards night