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These train stations have been voted the best in Ireland

The winners are chosen by public vote, with almost 15,000 customers rating their stations.

Image: Sam Boal via RollingNews,ie

PEARSE HAS BEEN named the Overall Best Train Station in Ireland at the annual Iarnród Éireann Best Station Awards.

It also collected the title of Best DART Station, beating off competition from Malahide and Greystones, which were highly commended.

The winners are chosen by public vote, with almost 15,000 customers rating their stations as part of this year’s awards, by customer information, station appearance, staff helpfulness and staff appearance.

The station, which serves thousands of commuters every day, has been upgraded in recent years with a new entrance opening out into Trinity College. The trophy will adorn Pearse station throughout the next year.

While Pease who best overall station, there were also regional winners from across the country.  These were the winners:

Munster

Best Station – Templemore

Highly Commended – Killarney and Cork

Connacht

Best Station – Carrick-on-Shannon

Highly Commended – Westport and Ballina

Leinster 

Best Station – Athlone

Highly Commended – Mullingar and Carlow

The 2014 overall winner, Hazelhatch & Celbridge took the title for Best Commuter Station with Arklow and Rush & Lusk were highly commended by customers.

Best Customer Service went to Sligo station.

The awards took place at Iarnród Éireann’s Inchicore Engineering Works today.

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