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Welcome to ACoRP

ACoRP – the Association of Community Rail Partnerships – is the membership body for almost 50 community rail partnerships, representing over 80 community rail lines across the UK, as well as more than 1,000 station adoption groups.

We support our members to be effective in benefiting their communities and railways. Joining brings a range of benefits and enables us to be effective in supporting the community rail movement to deliver greater social value. Membership is available both to Community Rail Partnerships (and groups on their way to becoming established as Community Rail Partnerships), and smaller groups like station friends. Click read more to start your community rail journey.


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Bus service links rail station with Great Yarmouth attractions for a fourth season

25th May 2017

From 28th May until 23rd September, First Eastern Counties service 1B will link Great Yarmouth Rail Station with Vauxhall Holiday Park, Great Yarmouth Town Centre, Yarmouth Stadium, Caister, California, Scratby and Hemsby. The service will operate hourly throughout the week, increasing to every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday during the school Summer holidays (hourly on […]

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Cubs get the bug at Mytholmroyd

Sue and Geoff Mitchell report on all that’s been happening this month with West Yorkshire’s Mytholmroyd Station Partnership. “I thought April was quite a busy month, but, I have to tell you there’s no change. But luckily, we thrive on busyness and interest here in Mytholmroyd. The exciting news is that the Charitable Incorporated Organisation […]

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New station partner on track In Rye

Canterbury Oast Trust, who run the Mariners in Rye, has become a station partner for Rye and Ham Street stations. Kevin Barry the Community Rail Development Officer for the Sussex Community Rail Partnership said, “Canterbury Oast Trust has recently brought a blooming difference to Rye station with their plants and hanging baskets on platform 2 and […]

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Green-fingered rail staff out in force at Long Eaton

A community planting event involving a range of partners took place yesterday (Wednesday 5 March) to help beautify Long Eaton station’s surroundings. The event was the culmination of a nine month project to improve the street scene on Tamworth Road.  Work began in late summer 2016 when staff from East Midlands Trains and Network Rail […]

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Walkden station artwork installed

Friends and supporters of Walkden station met at Walkden on the 18th May to formally celebrate the installation of their station art work with artist Mark Mennell, students from Salford City College, and representatives from Northern. Ten art panels have been installed at the station with the assistance of Carillion. The artwork aims to make […]

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