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 Emily Elliott and is helped by a regular volunteer Marjorie Birch.

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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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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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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 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

Latest News

Something For The Weekend XXXI

Plenty to see and do! Posted 20.04.18

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Bentham Line Dementia Initiative

Awareness sessions for Northern Conductors. Posted 19.04.18

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Something For The Weekend XXX

Loads to see and do! Posted 13.04.18

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Railway Confidence Employment Experience

Students meet Northern staff. Posted 13.04.18

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Preston To Blackpool Line To Reopen

Great North Rail Project update. Posted 12.04.18

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Bamber Bridge Train Workshop

Children build wooden engines. Posted 11.04.18

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Great North Rail Project Update

Blackpool services due to resume. Posted 09.04.18

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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.

 

The 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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