Reports, resources & tools
ACoRP is committed to helping its members grow and improve the quality of their activities. We regularly produce both in-depth reports exploring key issues, and short, practical guidance booklets and tools that we think will be useful to community rail partnerships, stations friends, and other groups and partners working in and with community rail. Browse our resources below by topic.
If you’re an ACoRP member or partner and would like tailored advice on applying anything in our resources, contact your operations team contact.
Don’t forget our events and training help to bring these topics to life: see our forthcoming community rail events.
Our latest publications
Community rail and social inclusion
Read our latest report into community rail's contribution to social inclusion. This report highlights community rail projects across Britain by local organisations working alongside industry to connect communities to their railways, promote social cohesion and inclusion, and deliver a railway that enables access for all.
Data protection: guidance for community rail partnerships and groups on compliance
Confused about the the new General Data Protection Regulations? Download our produced a guidance document explaining the key details and actions you need to take to make sure your data is compliant when the new regulations come into force on 25 May 2018.
Identifying your tourism offer
This guide is aimed at helping community rail partnerships identify their local tourism offer and how this can be used to effectively promote community rail lines to a visitor audience.
All about community rail
What’s been achieved in community rail
Download our informative report to learn about the successes and influence of the community rail movement though case studies from our community rail partnerships.
Our latest ACoRP annual report
Community stations: innovative community uses for railway stations and land
Marketing and communications
Communicating community rail: what does research tell us?
Marketing and communications: advice for community rail partnerships and groups
Tourism, leisure and heritage
Developing partnerships with the tourism sector
Enterprise, skills and opportunity