CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

The Lines

Lancashire has five community rail partnerships (CRPs) that cover a total of eight lines or routes and these form 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 Karen Bennett, a part time officer Katie Musgrove and the team is helped by a regular volunteer Marjorie Birch.

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School Engagement

 

 

Visit Down the Line for information about CRL’s Education Programme.

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Projects

 

 

A record of the various projects carried out by the CRPs across the Community Rail Lancashire area.

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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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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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CRL Accountability

 

 

Community Rail Lancashire Ltd., Registered in England 09999437, 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 8 Lines of Lancashire

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

The 8 Lines of Lancashire
Down the Line

Down the Line, an innovative railway education portal! To find out more click the button above.

Latest News

Something For The Weekend LXXII

Loads to do over the Easter weekend and beyond. Posted 18.04.19

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Make A Beeline For The Station!

Using ecology to help promote tourism. Posted 17.04.19

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Bamber Bridge Bug Bed & Breakfast

Great community involvement. Posted 15.04.19

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Women Who Wander 2019

New YouTube video released. Posted 08.04.19

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Ride To Work Week

Keep fit and get on your bike! Posted 26.03.19

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Virgin Trains Sustainability Forum

Railway Confidence Programme gets boost. Posted 18.03.19

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Free Refills At Bentham Station

Corporation Pop on tap. Posted 18.03.19

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Discover Amazing Women by Rail

Discover Amazing Women by Rail

is a project that invites people to leave their car at home and use public transport to explore the fascinating, and often hidden, histories of women who lived and worked along some of the routes in Lancashire, Yorkshire & Mid Cheshire.

 

This project is supported by a website (www.amazingwomenbyrail.org.uk) and by an A5 booklet that can be downloaded using this link: Amazing Women by Rail

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