Hull Paragon Railway Station Short Listed for International Rail Award

07 Nov 2008

HULL Paragon railway station has been short listed for an international award.

The station, which is managed by First TransPennine Express, is in the running for 'Best Large Station' in the International Station Awards.

Judges from across Europe will visit the station on Thursday (18 September) to compare it against other short listed stations in the competition. This includes stations in Holland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and England.

Dean Lancaster, station manager, said: "Hull Paragon has benefited from a major refurbishment and it is great that this has been recognised, as well as the hard working staff we have and good transport integration. It is a fantastic achievement to be short listed for these international awards and I look forward to seeing how we compare to the other stations in the competition."

The judges will be assessing the station on a range of points including its facilities, cleanliness, friendliness of staff and community involvement.

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Belfast on Thursday 13th November 2008.



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