CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

The Learning Zone
School Engagement

The School Engagement page explains Community Rail Lancashire’s involvement with schools and is for displaying photographs, images and other work relating to the work the Community Rail Partnerships do with schools.

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Resources

Find and download newsletters, maps, Town Centre Trails and a host of other things.

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Walks

Community Rail Lancashire promotes walking for health and supports a series of guided and self guide walks.

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The Lines

Lancashire has five community rail partnerships (CRPs) that cover a total of seven lines or routes and these are one of the biggest groups of CRPs in the country.

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About Us

The Community Rail Lancashire team consists of five full time officers, Richard Watts, Brian Haworth, Simon Clarke, Daisy Chapman-Chamberlain and Emily Elliott and is helped by a regular volunteer Marjorie Birch.

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Events

Regular updates on rail user group meetings and other events taking place on, or near, Community Rail Lancashire’s community rail lines and stations.

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Accountability

Community Rail Lancashire Ltd., Registered in England 9999437, is a company limited by guarantee and is accountable to Companies House.

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Welcome to Community Rail Lancashire

Lancashire is a county of contrasts. Explore the delightful coastal areas of the Fylde and Morecambe Bay with dramatic views across to the Lakes; the historic towns and cities such as Lancaster and Ormskirk and discover the quiet countryside of the Ribble Valley and Pendleside dominated by Pendle Hill.

Exploring Lancashire by rail can be fun and educational as well!! Did you know that Clitheroe has what may be the smallest castle keep in the country or that Colne host’s one of the largest Rhythm and Blues Festivals in the world? There is so much to see, enjoy and learn and it can all be reached using Lancashire’s community rail network.

The 7 Lines of Lancashire

Lancashire has five community rail partnerships (CRPs) that cover a total of seven lines or routes and these are one of the biggest groups of CRPs in the country.

The 7 Lines of Lancashire

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Latest News

Joint Clitheroe Line & East Lancs CRPs

Details of Management Committee Meeting. Posted 18.01.17

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Network Rail Upgrade Plan Update

Electrification works between Manchester & Preston. Posted 16.01.17

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Northern Class 319 Flex Project

Expect to see bi-mode operations in 2018. Posted 04.01.17

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Ordsall Chord Christmas Work Complete

The north west's railway transformation is well under way. Posted 03.01.17

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Selfie Station DCRDF Bid Success

Students to be encouraged to volunteer. Posted 03.01.17

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Virgin Launch Bike Hub At Preston

Space for 200 bikes at Preston. Posted 03.01.17

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Manchester Retail Therapy

East Lancs to Manchester the easy way. Posted 29.12.16

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