FOGS

Friends of Goostrey Station (FOGS) is a group of volunteers who aim to improve Goostrey railway station. 

"...a real model of constructive joint working on the part of local residents of which this community can be rightly proud".
 - Fiona Bruce, MP



​​The achievements of FOGS since 2012 include:

  • Working parties on the second Sunday of each month 
  • Platforms and steps swept regularly 
  • Exhibitions of artwork by pupils from Goostrey Community Primary School 
  • Opportunities for young people to work towards the Duke of Edinburgh Award and for Beaver and Cub Scout challenges
  • Mounting the keystone of the old road bridge and a old oil lamp on the Manchester platform in 2014
  • The Most Improved Station Award at the Cheshire Best Kept Station competition in 2014
  • Improvements to the car park entrance in 2015
  • Water supply reconnected in 2015 so tubs of plants on both platforms can be maintained
  • The Network Rail Award for Art Projects in the Cheshire Best Kept Station competition 2017
  • Short-listing for a national ACoRP Award for community art projects in 2017
  • The Diversity Award in the Cheshire Best Kept Station competition 2018
  • Short-listing for a national ACoRP Award for Diversity 2018
  • ​The Youth Challenge Award in the Cheshire Best Kept Station competition 2019






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We are very proud of our achievements!