CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Best Practice

The Community Rail Network is keen to share the best practice of successful projects and Community Rail Lancashire has submitted a number of case study papers and these can be seen on the links below:

Soulful Days Out – a joint project with CRL & Community Rail Cumbria aimed at increasing social involvement

Try The Train – A collaborative project to support those with low confidence in rail travel

Making Connections – Tackling Loneliness with Transport (Department for Transport funded)

Community Rail Lancashire Refugee Railway Support Programme – an introduction to confident rail travel for refugees

Work with Community Groups in East Lancashire – helping to promote safe and confident rail travel

Positive Train of Thought – an environmental project on the disused platform at Burscough Junction

Back on Track – an art project at Darwen station

Along The Line – an art project at Ramsgreave & Wilpshire station

Virtual Education Network – CRL continues their education network during #Lockdown

Hidden Gems – a community photographic project across Merseyside

Memorable Journeys – a Connecting East Lancashire project

The Railway Confidence Programmes  – a Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) project

Stand Clear of the Closet Doors – a LGBT+ project to show that rail travel is safe

Bonded Together With a Prayer Bead – an inter-denominational and ethnically diverse project

Bringing the Sunshine to Morecambe –  a National Literacy Trust project

Seats to Sacks –  a project aimed at reducing social isolation