Ballyhaunis has been highly commended in the Connacht category at this year’s Iarnród Éireann Best Station Awards. Station Manager, Matthew Garrett as well Shane Hughes of Ballyhaunis Station were at Inchicore Works to pick up their certificate. Ballyhaunis was narrowly beaten to the top spot in the Connacht category by Sligo.
Speaking at the awards, Station Manager Matthew Garrett said ‘Although we are disappointed to miss out on the top spot, we are proud to have made it in the top three in Connacht this year. He also thanked all the staff at Ballyhaunis who keep the station in great order
Voting was conducted through an online poll and voting at stations, with hundreds of votes cast for Ballyhaunis. Customers were asked to rate their station under the following criteria; Customer Information, Station Appearance and Staff Helpfulness with Ballyhaunis scoring highly in all categories. The votes were cast at the end of last year.
The Iarnród Éireann Best Station Awards reward excellence in customer facilities, cleanliness, innovation and customer service in the country’s 144 railway stations.