CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Restoring Your Railway 3

The Department for Transport have just published the list of the bids received in round three of the Restoring Your Railway Fund. The Community Rail Lancashire area has three bids on the list.

Midge Hall – photo © Geoff Plumb 2017

The three bids are:

+  To reopen Midge Hall Station on the Preston to Ormskirk Line (see photo above)

+  To reopen the Burscough Curves allowing connectivity between Preston and Southport

+  A capacity enhancement project (passing loop) between Rose Grove and Colne on the East Lancs Line

Community Rail Lancashire wished all the bidders good luck in progressing to the next stage with their projects.

The full list of bids submitted to the Restoring Your Railway Fund can be seen on this link: Round Three Bids