Platform signs at Northampton Railway Station turned gold to mark Ellie Robinson's win in Rio Olympics

The platform signs at Northampton Railway Station have been turned gold to mark swimmer Ellie Robinson's achievements in the Rio Olympics.

Thursday, 6th October 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 2:37 pm
The platform signs at Northampton Railway Station have turned gold to mark Ellie Robinson's achievements in the Rio Olympics
The platform signs at Northampton Railway Station have turned gold to mark Ellie Robinson's achievements in the Rio Olympics

London Midland has changed the platform signs, known as running in boards, at six of its stations in honour of gold medal winners.

The train operator has also launched a programme, known as Your Sporting Chance, aimed at promoting the health of young people by providing sports kit and equipment for youth/junior sports teams nominated by London Midland employees.

London Midland commercial director, Richard Brooks said “We want to celebrate a great summer of sport but we also want to help future sporting stars. Your Sporting Chance empowers and encourages our colleagues to get more involved with the 150 communities we serve across the country. We hope the gold running in boards will also inspire more young people too aim for the stars.”

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The platform signs at Northampton Railway Station have turned gold to mark Ellie Robinson's achievements in the Rio Olympics
The platform signs at Northampton Railway Station have turned gold to mark Ellie Robinson's achievements in the Rio Olympics