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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting “Community Rail Awards” when the booking.