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  • Mike Parker-Bray
    Mike Parker-Bray Feeling lucky? We're running a festive giveaway with a swish National Railway Museum 2018 diary up for grabs. Head over to our website  by 10am Thursday (14 Dec)  to enter the draw.
    2018 diary giveaway - Great Scenic Railways
    • Wed at 12:11 PM
  • Stephen Sleight
    Stephen Sleight posted a topic in the forum Station improvements:
    • Wed at 11:53 AM
  • Simon Clarke
    Simon Clarke Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all in the Café from Community Rail Lancashire!  
    • Wed at 7:55 AM
  • Richard Lysons
    Richard Lysons I was really impressed to read about the runners -up  in the Innovation in Community Rail category at the 2017 Community Rail Awards. Severnside CRP has teamed up with Cotham School to introduce a combined ID badge and rail ticket in the school lanyard. I...  more
    • Tue at 5:53 PM
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    • Richard Lysons
      Richard Burningham It's a really great initiative that started with GWR's local Revenue Protection Manager and Severnside CRP worked with him to make it happen. Has solved what was a big problem on the Severn Beach line.
      • Wed at 9:14 AM
  • Richard Lysons
    Richard Lysons At November's ACoRP seminar in York, I asked the other people in my group how many of them are - like me - irregular contributors to Community Rail Cafe. They nearly all raised their hands . Perhaps this will start something. There were some great contrib...  more
    • Mon at 3:55 PM
  • Richard Lysons
    Richard Lysons Contrasting reactions to members of our station friends group wearing Northern "Community Volunteer" hi-viz jackets. The predictable one is people saying "what are you on probation / community payback for?" (ha ha).  Another one is bei...  more
    • Mon at 3:52 PM
  • Mike Parker-Bray
    Mike Parker-Bray commented on Simon Clarke's blog entry: A great inventive, imaginative project from Lancashire - hats off.
    • December 7
  • Brian Barnsley
    Brian Barnsley And the Kings Head at our own Huddersfield Station win the GWR Craft Skills Awards. OVERALL WINNER 2017 Wemyss Bay by Network Rail. All great winners.
    • December 6
  • Simon Clarke
    Simon Clarke wrote a new blog entry:
    • December 6
  • Brian Barnsley
    Brian Barnsley Wickham Market win the Taylor Woodrow Partnership Award a great result.
    • December 6
  • Brian Barnsley
    Brian Barnsley At the National Railway Heritage Awards good to see Wickham Market a DCRDF project shortlisted. Along with the wonderful Kilmarnock Station Village
    • December 6
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  • Mike Parker-Bray
    Mike Parker-Bray Looking forward to this morning's ACoRP webinar on Communicating Community Rail. Find out more and sign up:
    • November 16
  • Liam Bowring
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  • Mike Parker-Bray
    Mike Parker-Bray Does your local station make the list? An interesting article either way.
    10 of the best railway stations in Britain | Travel | The Guardian
    • October 13
    • Richard Lysons likes this.
    • Mike Parker-Bray
      Tony Smale If anyone's writing up the 10 most naff railway stations, ours with its fabulous Clasp building should be in there with a chance.
      • October 15
    • Mike Parker-Bray
      Brian Barnsley A interesting choice of stations looking forward to Santa delivering the book