LETTER OF THE DAY: Please tart up our railway stations

Re your story about the state of Portsmouth Harbour railway station (Sort out this mess; Harbour station branded '˜one of worst in UK', Jan 11).

Thursday, 18th January 2018, 12:31 am
Portsmouth & Southsea railway station by Andy Cooper

Donna Jones is correct in saying that the Harbour station needs a massive overhaul in modernisation, not just a paint job.

Network Rail could also fix it so that Platform 2 could be brought back into use, leading to more capacity.

However, the Harbour is not the only local station that needs updating.

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As you can see from my picture, Portsmouth and Southsea station is also in need of (at the very least) a clean and paint job.

It looks a little lost and outdated now that modern buildings are springing up around it.

The footbridge at Fratton could also do with a lick of paint.

It is noticeable that once again ‘the place down the M27’ gets better treatment than us.

Andy Cooper

Collins Place,