A POEM about Shoreham Port has been hailed a welcome addition at Southwick railway station.
Competition winner George Mower saw his poem unveiled on Friday, along with other prize winners, family and friends.
Andy Harrowell from Southern Railways said: “It has been fantastic to work with Shoreham Port again, to brighten up Southwick Station. George’s poem is a great addition to the platform, and we hope all our customers enjoy it, too.”
Mr Mower, a keen writer, said: “I have a life-long fondness of the port, so writing a poem about it came quite naturally.”
The poem has been placed underneath the Southwick sign on platform one, alongside pieces from last year’s port art competition.
Second-prize winner Jake Howard, 11, said a school trip to the port had inspired him to write his poem. “I also spend a lot of time fishing at Shoreham Port with my grandad,” he added. “Being placed in the competition has really encouraged me to continue writing poetry.”
Chief executive Rodney Lunn said: “The standard of poems received was fantastic and the imagination of the writers really captured the essence of the port.”