From Community Rail

  • by Erin Kelly
    Hello everyone. We hope, as always, that this bulletin finds you well. Community Rail Development Fund & Small Grants Fund We are hopeful of being able to launch the DfT’s Community Rail Development Fund (CRDF) and Small Grants Funds (SGF), pending internal government approvals, in early/mid July. We appreciate that many members are waiting on the […]
  • by Erin Kelly
    Passengers will be able to enjoy a new shuttle bus service linking Appleby Station and the town centre this summer. The Settle Carlisle Railway Development Company is providing the free service, working with Appleby’s Tourism Information Centre, local businesses and the Rotary Club, who will be running the minibus. The service will be trialled over […]
  • by Erin Kelly
    A former train carriage transformed into an interactive art installation has been unveiled at Hamilton Central Station as part of a community project to champion positive mental health. The large-scale artwork, ‘Hope in Hamilton’, aims to create a sense of hope, featuring uplifting visual messages collected from members of the community that can be viewed […]
  • by Erin Kelly
    Purbeck Community Rail Partnership (CRP) hosted a ‘Try the Train’ event with South Western Railway (SWR) to increase travel confidence among people with physical and learning disabilities. The trip, from Weymouth and Dorchester South stations to Wareham, involved around 20 members from the Volunteer Centre Dorset and Muntsy’s Community Based Learning and Activity Centre. Purbeck […]
  • by Erin Kelly
    People in the North West looking to explore the Yorkshire Dales National Park this summer will be able to travel there on a new Northern service. Known as the Yorkshire Dales Explorer, the return service runs from Rochdale to Ribblehead twice daily on Saturdays. The first services ran on 8 June. Trains depart from Rochdale […]

From: https://communityrail.org.uk