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

CRL Annual Report 2016

Details of CRL activity over the last year. Posted 28.04.17

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RMT Industrial Action 28 April

Northern expect to run 40% of services. Posted 25.04.17

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East Lancs To Manchester Direct

Burnley to Manchester in 52 minutes. Posted 25.04.17

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South Fylde Art Project Gets Underway

New houses for birds and butterflies. Posted 19.04.17

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West of Lancashire CRP AGM

Officers re-elected nem con. Posted 19.04.17

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Down The Line Launched

New educational website unveiled. Posted 10.04.17

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Clitheroe Line & East Lancashire CRPs AGM

Officers re-elected for 2017/18. Posted 05.04.17

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