CRL - Community Rail Lancashire


The five community rail partnerships across the Community Rail Lancashire area and the CRL Education Team have carried out a number of projects and details of these can be found by clicking the appropriate link below or by visiting

Padiham Greenway – an older project with a new twist

Hidden Gems – a community photography project

Memorable Journeys – a Connecting East Lancashire project

Backtrack – an anti-trespass competition

Be a Gem! – A lock down activity

Activities at Home – things to keep children busy at home

Bonded Together With A Prayer Bead – a community well being project

Reasoning Express – using mathematics in real life

From Seats to Sacks – railway moquette to book bag

Slings on Trains – leave the pram at home

Ticket to Pride – LGBT+ history

Horizons at Dewsbury – an art collaboration

Autism Friendly Line – the UK’s first autism friendly railway line

Home Education Trips – activities on trains

Stand Clear of the Closet Doors – an LGBT+ project

Teen Spirit – art project for Shildon station

Blackpool Back on Track – art at Blackpool South

Women Who Wander – a Women in STEM project

Together we are tRAILblazers – art on the Wigan – Kirkby – Moorfields route

Education Network – CRL’s sharing best education practice meetings

School Engagement – details of CRLs Education Programme

All Change at Cherry Tree –   establishing Cherry Tree as a gateway to Witton Park

Heyhouses – a wildlife art project at St. Annes-on-the-Sea station

Revitalising Burnley Central – a multilingual art project in Burnley

Pleasington (All Together Now) – award winning project to rejuvenate Pleasington station

Rose Grove Revived – a multi media school project to supplement the upgrade of Rose Grove station

Brian the Bull – eponymous hero of two DVDs

My Mill Hill – a multi-school project to bring the station back into the community

Padiham to Aachen – a project that saw a class of primary school children visit Holland & Germany

Passport to Safe Rail Travel – school engagement incentive