Education Network

100 More Women 100 More Journeys!

After the success of Community Rail Lancashire’s amazing compilation of railway stories from women around the world, we are pleased to be in the process of creating 100 More Women, 100 More Journeys. Women around the country are encouraged to submit stories about their memorable rail journeys. The previous compilation included stories of meeting friends […]

Community Rail Lancashire partnership with Accrington and Rossendale College

Over the past few months Community Rail Lancashire have been working with Accrington and Rossendale College to support the 8 week Rail Maintenance course which is led by the excellent tutor – Ste Latimer. The course includes classroom learning at the college, while the practical element will see students partake in a number of activities […]

Great Yorkshire Show

Catherine, Karen and Dave from Community Rail Lancashire supported Network Rail at their stand at the Great Yorkshire Show on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday last week. The team were joined by members of staff from other rail operators, Network Rail and the British Transport Police. During the show staff talked to visitors to raise awareness […]

A Memorable Journey!

Year 4 at Peel Park Primary School in Accrington finally got the train trip they had been waiting for since their participation in Community Rail Lancashire’s art at the station project, ‘Memorable Journeys’. The children had taken part in the project about memorable train journeys just as the country was heading into lockdown due to […]

Taking Rail Careers to Blackburn

TrainEd and Northern spent the day speaking to students at Blackburn College about the huge variety of careers within the rail industry. Conductors Charmaine, Craig and Joe spoke to the students about their roles and also about how they came to be part of the railway family. Many students (and some teachers!) were amazed at […]

CRL Celebrates World Hijab Day

Wednesday 1 February marked World Hijab Day, and Community Rail Lancashire invited members of the community rail network to join them for an online celebration event. World Hijab Day is an annual event founded by Nazma Khan in 2013 and takes place on 1 February each year in over 150 countries. The aim of the day […]