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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DalesRail

Lancashire DalesRail is simply the best way to spend a Sunday! The service links Lancashire with the scenic Ribble Valley, Yorkshire Dales and Eden Valley and terminates in the historic border city of Carlisle.

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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 LXXVII

Loads to do over the bank holiday and half term. Posted 24.05.19

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Books At Stations Grant Success

Reading can reduce stress. Posted 24.05.19

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DalesRail Sunday 26 May 2019

Four guided walks led by the Lancashire Rail Ramblers. Posted 23.05.19

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Railway Confidence & The National Autistic Society

Autistic Society working with CRL. Posted 14.05.19

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CRL Welcomes New Team Member

CRL's Education Team strengthened. Posted 07.05.19

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Inspiring Parents

Working with the National Literacy Trust. Posted 03.05.19

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Bee Map Project Gets Buzzing

A bee inspired walk across Manchester. Posted 02.05.19

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Make a Beeline for the Station

Make a Beeline for the Station

‘Make a Beeline for the Station!’ is a community marketing project, that combines the vital elements of local education and wider group engagement with tourism attractions and professional marketing.

 

The project is supported by a video that can be seen on this link: Make a Beeline for the Station and a leaflet that can be downloaded here: Beeline Leaflet

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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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