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 four full time officers, Richard Watts, Brian Haworth, Simon Clarke and Daisy Chapman-Chamberlain and 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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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

Arriva Rail North (Northern) are currently operating a temporary timetable on some CRL routes that might affect your journey – please check with national timetable websites before travelling.

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

Railway Confidence Programme Gets Government Recognition

Award winners recognised. Posted 15.10.18

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Volunteers Thanked Via Video

Youtube video thanks the volunteers! Posted 12.10.18

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RMT Strike 13 October 2018

Northern to run 30% of trains. Posted 11.10.18

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Community Rail Awards Success

Two firsts for CRL. Posted 05.10.18

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Reading Between The Lines Issue 29

Plenty to read about in the CRL area. Posted 02.10.18

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Something For The Weekend L

Plenty to see and do in the CRL area. Posted 28.09.18

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Dementia Friendly Keighley Day Out

Another facet of the dementia friendly railway. Posted 21.09.18

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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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