Bebington community group teams up with Merseyrail to make a difference
Two Wirral stations are getting a makeover thanks to the hard work of a local community group who have teamed up with Merseyrail and a number of local schools. The Love Bebington community group recently adopted Bebington and Spital stations. Working in partnership with Merseyrail, work to transform both train stations is well underway.
Charity fundraiser's incredible Merseyrail challenge
Centre 56’s Fundraising Officer, Alex Rigby, is hoping to raise £20,000 for the charity through his ultra-marathon challenge on 10 February. Centre 56 provides specialist nursery care for children aged 0-12 years who have experienced domestic abuse or crisis situations. A big welcome is planned at the final station, Kirkdale, from 17:30 to help encourage Alex as he reaches the finish line.
Merseyrail to support four more local charities
Merseyrail has announced the four charities it will be supporting for the next two years through events, promotions, and network wide collections. The charities that will be supported over the next two years have been chosen after being nominated by staff across the network. They are Centre 56, Rescue Me Animal Sanctuary, Blackburne House and Parkinson’s Wirral.
Royal honour for Merseyrail charity champion
Merseyrail’s Community Involvement Manager, Sally Ralston, was presented with the British Empire Medal (BEM) following her recognition in the inaugural King’s honours list. She was nominated for her work which over the years has raised close to £1m for local charities and community organisations.
Merseyrail helps to turn Blue Monday into Yellow Monday
Merseyrail teamed up with Liverpool BID’s ‘Yellow Monday’ campaign designed to banish the blues and brighten up people’s start to the week. The Liverpool BID campaign has seen giveaways of coffee and pastry, a lunchtime Yoga class, a morning mindfulness class and a sound bath at Liverpool Parish Church. And Merseyrail was delighted to join in the fun.
Merseyrail network to benefit from toilet investment
Customers on the Merseyrail network will soon be benefitting from an investment of more than £300,000 on fully refurbished toilet facilities, thanks to the roll out of a stations’ improvement plan.
Headbolt Lane Station In Kirkby Opens To Merseyrail Services
Merseyrail services will begin operating from the brand new Headbolt Lane station in Kirkby from Thursday 5 October.
Merseyrail signs up to British Transport Police app scheme
Merseyrail have signed up to a new British Transport Police (BTP) app that aims to help passengers feel as safe as possible whilst travelling on the rail network.
Merseyrail named number one for family-friendly train journeys
Merseyrail has been named as the best train operator in the UK for families travelling with young children according to new research by the Campaign for Family-Friendly Trains.