Community Rail Awards 2017

Entries for the 2017 Community Rail Awards are now open. Head over to our awards page to make your nominations.


Community Rail Seminar | Lincoln 2017

Click here to read our report into this flagship event and download presentations from the two days.


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.

Acting as the conduit between our members, national and local government and the rail industry, our role is to provide support, advice and guidance on developing community rail initiatives at grass-roots level.  At the same time, we promote community rail at a strategic level and work closely with decision-makers to embed the concept in national planning.


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Rail Safety Week | 25 September – 1 October 2017

27th April 2017

Our good friends at Rail Safety Week has designed a number of posters which these will be available to download soon from their website to post on your social media, company websites and internal intranets. If you would like any digital versions or printed copies to put display in your workplace please email stating […]


ScotRail Community Grants Fund

ScotRail is connecting Scotland – delivering door-step to destination solutions and enhancing the connection between people and communities. The ScotRail Foundation can provide grants of between £500 and £2,000 to constituted community groups and charities. Aim To empower grass roots community groups to make a positive difference in their local neighbourhoods. The application must address […]


Schools taken “Down the Line” in Lancashire

Friday 7th April saw Community Rail Lancashire officially unveil its brand new educational website Around 20 invited guests were welcomed to the Bunker in Accrington to be given an insight into the new website. The new Down the Line website will focus on creating an innovative and unique living record of local stations. The records will […]


All aboard the Fawley Forester

As part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Three Rivers Community Rail Partnership a special rail excursion is taking place along the Waterside railway on Saturday 13 May 2017. Not only will it mark the CRP’s landmark anniversary but it will help to promote the proposed reopening of the line to passengers arising from […]


Aberdour signals artistic renaissance

As a non-driver, Lynette Gray is used to letting the train take the strain. Living in Kinghorn, she and husband Douglas are regulars on the line running through Fife. Although her grandad was a railwayman, Lynette, 60, admits she loves the stations and their buildings rather than the trains themselves. She’s seen their fortunes falter […]