Have a Half Term Adventure

Have a Half Term Adventure

HAVE A HALF TERM ADVENTURE! This half term, any child who brings a teddy with them can travel FREE by train on the Lymington to Brockenhurst Line and Ryde to Shanklin Line. Monday 29 May – Friday 2 June 2017 Children aged 5 – 15 years must be accompanied by at least one fare paying…

Music at Stations

16th May 2016 The Isle of Wight Community Rail Partnership with secured funding from South West Trains have organised a series of live musical performances  this summer for passengers using Island Line trains starting with Brading Station this Saturday, the 21st May, where the Bunker Girls, Jukebox Jaz, the Red Sqwrl Four and Brian White…

150th Anniversary 2014

150th Anniversary   In 2014, the Isle of Wight celebrated the 150th anniversary of the opening of the railway between Ryde St. Johns Road and Shanklin. Saturday 30th August saw residents, and visitors to the Island, invited to join in the various celebrations that took place at stations along the line. These events gave people…

Rail Ale Trail

    The Isle of Wight has been, for many years, keen to show the array of local food and fine ales that our Island farmers and Breweries produce.  Always with the key objective of sustaining our line with increased passenger numbers and car free tourism in mind, the CRP (Community Rail Partnership) felt that…

Community Rail in the City

Community Rail in the City is always a fantastic way of giving out information about Community Rail Partnerships; what we are about, the communities we work with and which lines we are helping to sustain. It’s also about making contact with people who may be interested in supporting CRP’s (Community Rail Partnership) and or get…

CRP Book ‘Taking Stock’ launch ‘Press Release’

NEWS RELEASE / MEDIA INVITE from the ISLE OF WIGHT COMMUNITY RAIL PARTNERSHIP  15th July CRP Book ‘Taking Stock’ Launch In February this year The Isle of Wight Community Rail Partnership (CRP) approached Sandown High School to ask if there would be any students keen to work on producing a book celebrating the projects the…

TravelSafe Launch ‘Press Release’

NEWS RELEASE / MEDIA INVITE from the ISLE OF WIGHT COMMUNITY RAIL PARTNERSHIP  TravelSafe DVD Launch Students on the Isle of Wight are putting their multi-media skills on screen to help prevent crime and reinforce safe travel on public transport. A group of young people became assistant producers and presenters for a new DVD to promote personal…

ACoRP Board meeting and Westminster

ACoRP Board meeting and Westminster What an amazingly busy busy week. Wednesday saw me on an early Red Jet to the mainland, a train to ACoRP board meeting in Birmingham, then back down to London and Westminster for the All Rail Group Party to hear SWT MD Tim Shoveller give a presentation to the group…

Wightlink’s PARTY on the Pier

Wightlink’s excellent yearly planned event. Classic cars, bands, local businesses with their produce and food and SUNSHINE. This event brings so many together for a celerbration of art, heritage and transport at just one of the fast gateways for access to our beautiful Isle of Wight…..

ACoRP Awards 2012

The ACoRP awards were held last year in Swindon Steam Railway Museum. Sandown Station Pie and Larder Cafe won third place for best station retail outlet and Lymington Brockenhurst won second place for the rail trail ‘showing the way’……. These were the entries; Cat 5 Best Station/Train Retail Outlet Sian Kirk Entry The CRP has…

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