Stations given fresh lick of paint

MAINLINE stations in East Anglia are being spruced up by train operators One as part of an improvement programme which includes installing CCTV and better lighting.

MAINLINE stations in East Anglia are being spruced up by train operators One as part of an improvement programme which includes installing CCTV and better lighting.

The company is rolling out a comprehensive programme of station painting in One railway colours, with new passenger lifts, CCTV and new lighting for key stations.

Ipswich and Clacton are getting new station lighting, while Manningtree is having its station repainting with new branded signage and colourful sponsored flower tubs.

Colchester North is being given new branded signage, a drop counter and new automatic doors to the ticket office and new passenger lifts, while Colchester Town and Frinton is having CCTV installed.


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Wivenoe gets CCTV in the car park, plus a new car parking ticket machine, and new fencing. Ingatestone, Hatfield Peverel and Kelvedon stations are being repainted and given new signage. Marks Tay and Chelmsford are being repainted.

“Investing in our stations is a key part of our focus in delivering improved services to rail passengers,” said One mainline business director Andrew Goodrum. “As well as brightening up the appearance of many of our stations with a new lick of paint, the installation of a new passenger life at Colchester and improving accessibility and a number of other improvements across the mainline network are helping to transform our stations into a more attractive and welcoming environment.”

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