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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 smaller groups like station friends.

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New interior vinyls brighten up Liss Station

27th July 2017

Representatives of the East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership will launch the first phase of new vinyls created to enhance the interior look of Liss Station, on Monday 31 July. 16 panels have been installed showing various images of the South Downs National Park area to highlight the beauty and attractiveness of the surrounding area, while […]


Station partners are putting the thyme in!

Southern have presented Uckfield Station Partners, Brighter Uckfield with a well-deserved award for their contribution to looking after the environment around the East Sussex station.  The station gardens are looking fabulous and include a herb garden for picking and sharing. A recent grant awarded to the group from Southern was used to remodel a large […]


Having blooming marvellous time in Mytholmroyd

Sue and Geoff Mitchell from The Friends of Mytholmroyd Station give us an update on their recent activities. What is it they say about buses – always come in twos and threes! That’s what’s happening here in Mytholmroyd, but meetings rather than buses. Our commitment to getting our derelict Listed Grade ii station building is […]


Expanding the railways

  A new guide, Expanding the Railways, has been launched by Campaign for Better Transport and Railfuture. Expanding the Railways will help local authorities, developers and communities develop plans for adding new stations and lines to the network. Bringing new rail infrastructure online is complex and requires clear objectives, good planning and a strong business […]


Young citizens of Calderdale take the challenge

25th July 2017

The National Citizen Service is a government funded youth programme for 15-17 year olds that aims to promote social cohesion, teach soft skills and give back to the local community over four weeks. During this time students stay at a local university, developing their independence and confidence. They also have the opportunity to get out […]