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Ticket barriers to be installed at Harrogate Railway Station

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Published by The Stray FM News Team at 1:10pm 17th November 2016.

Passengers using Harrogate Railway Station will soon have to pass through ticket gates.

They're set to be introduced by the end of March next year in part to cut the number of people who board trains without a valid ticket.

It's part of the new franchise agreement and follows the completion of a £1 million station refurbishment.

A Northern spokesperson said: “These ticket gates are part of a £1 billion investment to transform and modernise Northern, helping improve security and encouraging all its customers to hold a valid ticket before they board trains.”

Other stations due to see new gates installed include Salford Crescent, Blackburn, Bolton, Bradford Forster Square and Halifax.

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