CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

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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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 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

Latest News

Kirkby Line Project Starts

Introduction to new photography project. Posted 20.10.17

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Lowry At Bamber Bridge

Artwork in the style of L S Lowry unveiled. Posted 20.10.17

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CRL Visit To Ellesmere Port

New education facility in station building. Posted 19.10.17

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New Co-op Provides Rail Parking

8 car park spaces set aside for the wider community. Posted 19.10.17

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Newfield School Blackburn

Students benefit from Railway Confidence Programme. Posted 18.10.17

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CRL Working With Northern Apprentices

Apprentices learn about community rail. Posted 17.10.17

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Great North Rail Project Update

GNRP on track! Posted 06.10.17

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