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The Community Rail Cafe is for everyone interested in "community rail", including volunteers, Community Rail Partnerships, train operating companies, local and national government and other agencies.

The community is administrated by the Association of Community Rail Partnerships. It was created with the support of the EU Citizens' Rail project.

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  • Brian Barnsley
    Brian Barnsley A great night over the hill at Handforth Tuesday night, as the celebrated 20 years of the station adoption group their. A magnificent achevement. Congrats to Mike Bishop and the team.
    • 11 hours ago
  • Brian Barnsley
    Brian Barnsley A brand new semaphore signel has been installed at Oulton Broad North. It's part of a project to ease the time that the level crossing gates are down at the station. Amazing in this hi tech world.
    • Fri at 4:57 PM
  • Gemma Langford
    Gemma Langford has just signed up. Say hello!
    • Gemma Langford
      Brian Barnsley Hi Gemma Welcome to the cafe

      Cheers

      Brian
      • Fri at 4:49 PM
  • Rebecca Catterall
    Rebecca Catterall This Saturday is Small Business Saturday. Good excuse to promote any local small business that is accessible by train. They have logos etc you can download and all the info here.
    Small Business Saturday UK | Small Business, Big Difference
    • Tue at 5:00 PM
  • brian haworth
    brian haworth has added a new profile photo.
    • Mon at 11:22 AM
  • brian haworth
    brian haworth has added a new profile photo.
    • Mon at 11:21 AM
  • Anne  Ridley
    Anne Ridley Well it was a surprise to see my photograph in Modern Railway mag' yesterday. Just to correct the caption though - I am not an employee of Northern but have worked for the Settle Carlisle Railway Dev Co for over 16 years
    • November 25
  • Catherine Huddleston
    Catherine Huddleston "It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas", with so many local festive events lined up including 'Christmas on the Crescent' (Bare Lane), 'Christmas in the Mart' (Bentham) and Skipton Yuletide festival.
    • November 24
    • Catherine Huddleston
      Nik Schofield Hi Catherine. Do you have any links or graphics we could use to help you promote these events?
      • November 25
    • Catherine Huddleston
      Catherine Huddleston Hi Nik. I have just had to download the ones from Facebook - if you message me your email address I will gladly send them over..
    • Catherine Huddleston
      Nik Schofield Not a problem Catherine. My email is nikolas@acorp.ik.com
      • November 25
  • Dawn McGough
    Dawn McGough has added a new profile photo.
    • November 24
  • Dawn McGough
    Dawn McGough has added a new profile photo.
    • November 24
  • Dawn McGough
    Dawn McGough has added a new profile photo.
    • November 24
  • Paul Johnson
    Paul Johnson has just signed up. Say hello!
  • sally buttifant
    sally buttifantWomen in Community Rail: Hi Nik, thanks for that ..... I think so but double check with Dawn & Hazel! Cheers Sally
    • November 22
  • Jim Trotman
    Jim Trotman I have supposedly dropped to part time work from the 1st September but there's a lot going on and it's difficult to keep down to 18.5 hours per week.


    Jim.
    • November 21
  • sally buttifant
    sally buttifantWomen in Community Rail: Women in Community Rail is on twitter now ....@wicrail ..... please follow us! We are also planning a networking event for February 2017 so if you want an invite please join us - email info.wicrail@gmail.com & we will send you a membership form etc. 
    • November 21