CCTV boost for Meols Cop station February 23rd, 2016 webteam Latest News Shares Comments Meols Cop station will benefit from a new CCTV system which has recently been installed. Working in partnership with Merseytravel and Network Rail, Northern Rail has made a significant investment in improving the station after a spate of vandalism left the station looking worse for wear. Friends of Meols Cop Station group and the local Community Rail Partnership (CRP) have worked closely with Northern to renovate, restore and keep the station looking at its best, while Merseytravel and Network Rail, through the National Station Improvement Programme have funded the £30,000 CCTV installation. Northern’s £22,000 investment in the new information screens means that rail customers will also benefit from up-to-the-minute train running information as and when it’s needed, and the CCTV will bring increased safety and security as the station is monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Cllr Gordon Friel, Lead Member for Rail on the Merseytravel Committee said: “We’re really pleased that working together with Northern Rail and Network Rail, we’ve been able to support these improvements at Meols Cop station that I am sure will be very welcomed.” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!