From Community Rail

  • by Erin Kelly
    The Department for Transport has set out its vision for the future of Britain’s railways via the publication of a draft Rail Reform Bill. The bill outlines a blueprint for bringing track and train together under a new Integrated Rail Body, Great British Railways (GBR). The government states that GBR will bring together responsibility for […]
  • by Erin Kelly
    The Rail Minister and his Shadow Minister counterpart both outlined their visions for the future of Britain’s railways at the 2024 George Bradshaw Address last night. Huw Merriman MP, Minister of State for Rail and HS2, and Stephen Morgan MP, Shadow Minister of State for Rail, both gave keynote speeches at what was dubbed an […]
  • by Erin Kelly
    A new poster celebrating Preston Station’s history was unveiled in the Platform 3 waiting room at an event on Saturday 10 February. In summer 2023, sixth form student Billy Burton was undertaking a placement with the Lancashire Archives and Local History, Preston. With interests in railways and in becoming a journalist, Billy was delighted to […]
  • by Erin Kelly
    An impressive 3.4 square metre artwork has been unveiled on the Matlock Station footbridge at a ceremony on Friday 9 February. Dominating the approach to Matlock Station since 2007, the structure was in need of a refresh. The new artwork has transformed the space, depicting a Midland Railway 100 Class steam locomotive, a common sight […]
  • by Erin Kelly
    Volunteers at Queenborough Station have been gifted new gardening tools thanks to support from Kent County Council. On Friday 9 February, Kent Community Rail Partnership (CRP) visited Queenborough Station to hand over the new tools – including trowels, forks, brushes, brooms, secateurs and tidy bags – kindly funded by Councillors Mike Whiting and Andy Booth […]

From: https://communityrail.org.uk