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Northern looking for volunteers to act as Station Adopters in Merseyside

Northern are looking for volunteers to act as Station Adopters at a number of its stations across Merseyside.

In their role as Station Adopters, volunteers would be asked to devote some spare time to helping make platforms and stations look their best.

There are already hundreds of volunteers taking time to spruce up stations across Northern’s network.

Chris Jackson, Regional Director at Northern spoke on how Station Adopters provide a vital link between the operator and local communities.

Mr Jackson said: “Station adopters provide a vital link between Northern and the communities we serve.

“They all do fantastic work at our stations, providing the best possible environment for our customers and local people alike.

“We’re very fortunate in the North to have so many people who care so deeply about the railway.

“I’m incredibly grateful for all the time they donate and all the hard work that makes such a difference to the station environment.

“We’re looking for community volunteers who are willing to give their time to help us make a difference for their community.”

Northern are looking for Station Adopters at the following Merseyside stations:

  • Huyton
  • Roby
  • Broadgreen
  • Wavertree Technology Park
  • Lea Green
  • Whiston
  • Earlestown
  • St Helens Junction
  • Newton-Le-Willows

Northern are keen to stress how Station Adopters help to integrate the operator’s stations into the communities they serve.

Mr Jackson added: “Our vision is to make a positive impact for the North and during the past 18 months we’ve invested in significant improvements across our network.

“We’ve completed the introduction of our new trains, have fully refurbished our older trains and enhanced the majority of our stations.

“Now we need local people to lend a hand and help us make our stations a true part of the community.”

For more information visit Northern’s website at or email [email protected]



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