Community-Rail Partnership Get Cash Boost

June 2002
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jun2002, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p21
Trade Publication
This article reports that the Association of Community-Rail Partnerships has awarded nearly 6,000 pounds in grants to community-rail partnerships and rail development groups involved in the upgrading of their local railways in Great Britain. The North Warwickshire Line Steering Group and the Birmingham Railway Museum trust will get 1,000 pounds to help upgrade facilities at the Stratford-upon-Avon station. The Hope Valley and High Peak Transport Partnership has won nearly 1,000 pounds to set up a Web site promoting integrated bus and rail travel in the High Peak. The Dartmokor Railway was awarded 1,000 pounds for information and display panels at the Sampford Courtenay station. The Wherry Line Partnership gets 500 pounds for help with publicity materials, and the Bitten Line Partnership is to receive an initial 1,000 pounds towards its innovative jazz boat train, The Friends of Handforth Station will be getting a check for 140 pounds for the new sculpture garden. The Conwy valley Rail Initiative was granted nearly 1,200 pounds for community noticeboards at stations and village centers.


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