Community rail partnerships and accreditation status

Community rail partnerships that have been granted, or are awaiting, accreditation in England and Wales.


Community rail partnerships and accreditation status


Listing of community rail partnerships that have:

  • applied for accreditation
  • been awarded accreditation

Accreditation means that a partnership has met the Department for Transport’s, and where relevant, the Welsh Government’s, standards for appropriate operation.

This accreditation system for community rail partnerships in England and Wales will commence on 1st April 2019. Designated status for community rail lines or services in England will remain in place until 31st March 2020 or until the community rail partnership’s accreditation application has been processed.

Published 16 November 2018
Last updated 23 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. Cambrian, Essex and South Suffolk, Severnside, Sussex and Tyne Valley Line community rail partnerships given accreditation.
  2. First published.