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Newton-le-Willows Railway station has reopened following the completion of a £19m upgrade by Galliford Try and Network Rail. This was supported by Merseytravel and the Local Growth Fund.

primaDURA panels were selected for their durability, weathering and anti-graffiti properties for the entire directional and wayfinding signage throughout the station.

The revamped station forms part of the birthplace of modern railway, the Liverpool and Manchester Railway line, which opened in 1830.

The upgrade here is just part of the wider Great North Rail Project, which will see £340m invested in the Liverpool City Region by the end of 2019.

Hopefully we will see more of our primaDURA panels on Network Rail stations in the North West, and indeed throughout the country very soon.

“Transport is a hugely important of our lives, which is why we are working hard to improve links across the city region, whether by investing in our key routes, commissioning a brand-new £460 million project to deliver a fleet of new state-of-the-art trains for the Merseyrail network, or, as in Newton-le-Willows, modernising and improving our stations. These facilities will make a huge difference to local people’s travelling experience every day and I’m proud to officially open them to the public.”

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region