NORTHERN Rail has been given an award by Prince Charles and former US Vice-President Al Gore.
The company was recognised for its work helping rural regeneration.
It was given the award at the Business in the Community’s gala dinner at the Royal Albert Hall inLondon.
Judging panel chairman John Mills said: “We were impressed with the way Northern Rail benefits rural communities through things like music trains offering real ale and volunteer couriers.’’
The company’s managing director, Heidi Mottram, said: “We are thrilled to have been recognised for our innovative ideas.’’