Transport is a major issue facing communities in the 21st century. Without personal transport many people, especially those in rural areas, are becoming socially excluded from both workplace and essential local services.
Community rail partnerships are a bridge between the railway and local communities.
They are about positive development, bringing together a wide range of interests along the rail corridor.
Partnerships have been instrumental in achieving spectacular increases in use of rail through innovative marketing, improved services and better station facilities.
Their work includes:
There are 3 community rail partnerships in Derbyshire:
They concentrate on improving rail services and work to develop and promote a number of local rail services throughout the county.
We also regularly arrange for folk train events and guided walks in the High Peak and Hope Valley area. You can view the document attached to the page to find out more.
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