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18.02.13

£300,000 improvements for Warrington Bank Quay

Warrington Bank Quay is to see a £600,000 refurbishment as part of the National Stations Improvement Programme (NSIP), Virgin Trains has announced.

The work will include staircases up to every platform, a cleaner and brighter concourse, new lighting and CCTV, new disabled toilet and refurbished toilets for platforms 3/4.

The project starts today (February 18) and is due for completion in July 2013.

Virgin Trains’ station manager, Keith Millard said: “We’re committed to making our stations a better place for our customers. Warrington Bank Quay station will remain open as normal while the works are carried out. Customers will continue to have access to platforms and toilets at all times and we ask them to bear with us while we make the improvements.”

Chris Winfield, project sponsor for Network Rail added: “Improved facilities, clearer way finding and better waiting areas are just some of the benefits that passengers can expect from the National Stations Improvement Programme. Over 60 projects have been completed so far, with Warrington Bank Quay the latest beneficiary of these improvements.”

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