Community Rail Network is all about supporting the work of its members in their communities. Joining brings a range of benefits and enables us to be effective in supporting the community rail movement to deliver greater social value. Membership is available both to community rail partnerships (and groups on their way to becoming established as community rail partnerships), community stations and smaller groups like station friends and station-based social enterprises.
- Community rail partnership membership: for formal groups wanting to to engage local communities in their railway along a route or multiple routes to promote understanding of the importance of local railways, in terms of improving mobility and sustainable travel, community cohesion and wellbeing, and social and economic development. find our more
- Community stations membership: for groups, organisations and social enterprises that are working to restore and rejuvenate station buildings for community use and benefit, and those that are already running community-benefiting projects and enterprises within stations. find out more
- Station adopters and small groups membership: for station friends groups and adopters and local community rail groups wanting to make a vital contribution to their communities and help to make stations welcoming, safe and interesting. find out more
For other organisations, including rail industry and the third sector, or individuals wishing to support us, find out more on our partners and supporters page . Or if you would simply like to keep in touch, sign up to our e-newsletter, Community Rail News.