18th June 2013
The Association of Community Rail Partnerships – ACoRP – is a federation of over 50 community rail partnerships and rail promotion groups.
We are an organisation of ‘do-ers’, focused on practical initiatives which add up to a better more sustainable local railway. Improved station facilities, better train services and improved integration with other forms of transport are central to the work of ACoRP and its members.
Government’s Community Rail Development Strategy provides a framework for partnerships to improve the effectiveness
of local railways in meeting social, environmental and
The work of ACoRP and its members is applauded in the Government’s White Paper ‘The Future of Rail’ and in the House of Commons Transport Select Committee report ‘Rural Railways’.
identify innovative solutions for local railways
Their work includes improving bus links to stations, developing walking and cycling routes, bringing station buildings back to life, art and education projects and organising special events which promote the railway and its relevance to the community.
The Old Water Tower,
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