Community rail development strategy

Community rail strategy for England and Wales.

Applies to England and Wales



Document setting out the government’s strategy to support community rail organisations to deliver the following:

  • providing a voice for the community
  • promoting sustainable, healthy and accessible travel
  • bringing communities together
  • support diversity, inclusion plus social and economic development

This strategy is the outcome of the Future of community rail strategy consultation.

Published 16 November 2018
Last updated 14 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Welsh version of guidance added.

  2. Update to reflect current status of work and name change of the Association of Community Rail Partnerships to the Community Rail Network.

  3. First published.