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Templemore Running For Best Railway Station Award

Templemore railway Station, near Thurles, in Co.Tipperary, has been included in the Munster areas selection for the coveted title of overall ‘Best Station.
The Iarnród Éireann ‘Best Station Awards’ reward excellence in customer facilities, cleanliness, innovation and customer service in the country’s 141 railway stations.
Iarnród Éireann Bosses stated: “We are delighted with the response from our customers to this competition. The Awards have been running now for 16 years and we think that it is fitting that ownership of the decision making process for them should go to our customers, who use the services.

Blast from the past - Steam train leaves Templemore Station.

Iarnród Éireann have now just revealed the choosen finalists nationally, which are as follows!

Connacht: Claremorris, Dromod, Ballinasloe.
Leinster: Arklow, Gorey, Tullamore.
Munster: Killarney, Templemore, Cobh.
Major Station: Heuston, Dundalk, Cork.
DART: Pearse, Sandymount, Raheny.
Commuter: M3 Parkway, Donabate, Leixlip Louisa Bridge, Hazelhatch.

Voting was conducted through a text and email poll. Almost 5,000 people voted as part of the competition. Customers were asked to rate their station under the following criteria; Customer Information, Staff Appearance, Staff Helpfulness and Station Appearance.

The votes were cast in a text and online poll, during November of last year.

The final awards will be presented at a Gala ceremony at Iarnród Éireann’s training centre at Inchicore on a date which will be announced shortly.

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