Community Rail Awards 2019 events programme

A terrific events programme has been organised to complement the Community Rail Awards 2019 by our headline sponsors West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway.

Wednesday 2 October
A warm Black Country Welcome – The Black Country Museum

With local beer, a fish and chip supper and a glimpse into what it was like to live and work in one of the world’s most heavily industrialised landscapes, join our headline sponsors for a grand welcome to this year’s awards.

Thursday 3 October
Community & enterprise seminar – The International Centre

An information packed community & enterprise rail seminar, giving you an insight into how  things both West Midlands and London Northwestern Railways engage with community rail, showcasing some of this year’s enterprising and heart-warming success stories.

Friday 4 October
The morning after the night before – Marston Vale Line

Take advantage of complimentary West Midlands Trains passes and travel down the Marston Vale Line to ride the refurbished London Underground class 230 trains.

Saturday 5 October
Why not make a weekend of it?

Take the opportunity to visit some of the West Midlands fascinating destinations. A World Heritage Site and the Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution is on the doorstep. See the newly repainted Ironbridge and the historic riverside town that’s just a few miles from your hotel door.

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Hotels in the Telford area

Three on-site hotels near The International Centre, Telford are offering special rates for awards attendees.

  • Holiday Inn – £100 single occupancy and £110 Double occupancy (offer available for 2nd Oct. only)
  • The International – £90 single occupancy and £100 Double occupancy (offer available 2nd Oct only)
  • Ramada – £95 single occupancy and £105 Double occupancy (offer available for 2nd & 3rd Oct.)

Booking can be made by either calling 01952 527000 dialling 1 for reservations or by e-mail reservations@southwatereventgroup.com, quoting “Community Rail Awards” when the booking.