Sheffield Railway Station ranked as 'one of best in UK'

Sheffield Railway Station.
Sheffield Railway Station.

Sheffield Railway Station has been ranked as one of the best in the UK by a transport watchdog.

The station was rated as the eighth best in the country with a passenger approval rating of 91 per cent.

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Transport Focus, which represents the interests of commuters, took the views of more than 28, 000 people at 56 stations to compile the survey.

London King's Cross came out on top with a 96 per cent score, just above neighbouring St Pancras.

Glasgow Queen Street was rated as the worst with only 56 per cent of travellers saying they were 'satisfied' with the station.

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Transport Focus said the top priorities for passengers were arrival time information, waiting rooms and the overall look of the station when it carried out the survey between September and November last year.

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A spokesman for the Rail Delivery Group, the representative body for railway companies, said it was investing to improve 178 small and medium-sized stations across the country.