Contest tracks customers’ opinions of train stations

The Kilkenny and Thomastown train stations are in the running to pick up awards in a nationwide contest run by Iarnród Éireann.

The Kilkenny and Thomastown train stations are in the running to pick up awards in a nationwide contest run by Iarnród Éireann.

Customers can cast their votes in the Best Station Awards until January 31 under criteria including staff helpfulness, customer information, station presentation and staff appearance.

Votes can be cast by texting 53700 (all texts will be charged 30 cents), and a text will be sent by reply with the four criteria above to be graded from 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest.

All entrants will be entered into a draw to win one of five luxury weekend weekends courtesy of Select Hotels of Ireland, with Iarnród Éireann providing the train travel to and from the five destinations.