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.
Sussex’s Uckfield railway station is hosting the Bridge Arts Exhibition from Friday May 26th throughout June & July By kind permission from Southern and in partnership with the Sussex Community Rail Partnership a unique and inventive exhibition is taking place in the waiting room of Uckfield railway station where commuters, travellers and visitors and can […]READ MORE
One of the benefits of being a Designated Community Rail Service is the opportunity to negotiate timetable improvements with the Train Operator. Marston Vale Line pleased to confirm they have achieved this for the new timetable that came into effect on Monday following a number of requests from local residents over the last few months. […]READ MORE
A bronze statue has been unveiled at the new £4m revamped railway station in Wemyss Bay. The sculpture of a happy schoolboy heading for a holiday ‘Doon the Watter’ was unveiled on Saturday. Friends of Wemyss Bay Station commissioned the new piece by Angela Hunter, the artist behind the popular’ Wee Annie’ Girl on a […]READ MORE
Three Southside stations are set to gain a Sunday train service for the first time. From 21 May, Kennishead, Priesthill & Darnley, and Nitshill stations will see 12 services in each direction call on Sundays, offering direct links to Glasgow city centre, Kilmarnock, Dumfries and Carlisle. Trains will be approximately hourly, the first service to […]READ MORE
The Dalkeith Station Bell is on display again at Dalkeith Museum after a spell away for refurbishment. As a star artefact at the opening of the facility in 2016, the bell was shortly afterwards recalled to Glasgow for clean-up and minor adjustment of the stand it’s attached to. The bell had previously been recovered from […]READ MORE