Citizens’ Rail toolkit
Explore our practical guide about making community rail improvements happen, based on the experiences of Citizens’ Rail. Visit the toolkit.

Visit our interactive online poster that shows the impact of Citizens’ Rail in each of our partner countries. See the poster.

Online community
Check out our growing online community, the Community Rail Cafe, a great place to meet fellow rail practitioners and volunteers. Visit the community.

End-of-project leaflet for Citizens’ Rail in Devon | 2.5MB PDF | November 2015

Mid-project Citizens’ Rail leaflet | 2.5MB PDF | October 2014

Initial Citizens’ Rail leaflet | 1MB PDF | October 2012

Partners’ websites

Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership
Plymouth University
Pays de la Loire
RWTH Aachen University
Lancashire County Council
Parkstad Limburg
Aachener Verkehrsverbund
Stadt Aachen

Sub partners’ websites

Devon County Council
Torbay Council
Northern Rail
Burnley Borough Council
University of Central Lancashire
Gemeente Kerkrade
Gemeente Nuth
Provincie Limburg

Related links

The Association of Community Rail Partnerships
ACoRP is a UK federation of over 50 community rail partnerships and rail promotion groups, 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.

Paul Salveson
Community rail champion and author of “Railpolitik – bringing railways back to communities“. Paul originated and developed ‘community rail’ and has been directly involved in the establishment of over twenty community rail partnerships. He also kindly provided a guest presentation and imparted his advice to students at the Citizens’ Rail transnational masterclass.

Network Rail and Community Railways
The UK government’s Department for Transport has designated a number of routes as ‘Community Railways’. Read about this official status and Network Rail’s approach to working with community rail partnerships.

Department for Transport (UK)
Read about community rail in the UK and the Community Rail Development Strategy.

A fellow Interreg IVB project which brings together five European partners to support the construction of sustainable railway stations.

RoCK project
RoCK (Regions of Connected Knowledge) is an Interreg IVB project which includes investing, lobbying, research and knowledge exchange to help advance the transnational railway network between knowledge regions of North West Europe.