Music at Stations

Press Release Music at Stations 16th May 2016   The Lymington Brockenhurst Community Rail Partnership with secured funding from South West Trains have organised a series of live musical performances this summer for passengers using trains at Brockenhurst Station,...

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D Day Commemorative Event 21st JUNE 2014 10-4

Commemorate D-Day anniversary along Lymington-Brockenhurst Railway Line Forest residents and visitors will be able to step back in time when the Lymington-Brockenhurst Community Rail Partnership commemorates the 70th anniversary of D-Day.   A range of 1940s...

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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 on...

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Rail Trail ‘Showing the Way’ OPENING

Opening Good weather graced us for the opening of the Rail Trail ‘Showing the Way’ and New Managing Director of South West Trains arrived in his usual good humour and a good hour before he was due to cut the ribbon, to walk the route. Trudi Lloyd Williams was there...

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LYMINGTON TO YARMOUTH FERRY

LYMINGTON TO YARMOUTH FERRY PLANNING INSPECTOR’S DECISION AND NEXT STEPS Wightlink is delighted that the Inspector has granted planning permission for the Lymington berth improvement and habitat works we wish to undertake in connection with the operation of the W...

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Parliamentary Reception 9th novemeber 11

Community Rail - Small Lines... Big Growth Waterloo Station Westminster Bridge At a reception at the House of Commons on 9th November 2011, transport minister Theresa Villiers welcomed the work of ACoRP and community rail partnerships around the country in supporting...

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Big Society Conference LEWES 11th February 2011

ACoRP Big Society = Community Rail A one-day conference Friday 11th February 2011 Costs The conference fee for non-members is £200 plus VAT. This includes conference packs, lunch and refreshments during the day. Also included in the price is a place on our...

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National Community Rail Day 19th March 2011

National Network – Local Service  - National Community Rail Event 2011 Background We have previously tried to get national coverage for events on a number of community rail lines on particular days, weeks or months – with limited success. This proposal is for a single...

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All Change-Withdrawal Slam Door Trains Event

All Change is an event to mark the withdrawal of the slam door trains which ensured the Lymington to Brockenhurst line survived as a then ‘Heritage Line’. However with the stock costing a great deal to maintain with parts becoming rarer….South West Trains made the...

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Heavy snow scuppers the Lymington Flyer

As the South has been blanketed in snow, where as normally the New Forest misses the fun the white stuff brings, this time, amazingly, we did not escape! It started with sleet at around 4 0’clock on the 5th January, which quickly turned to heavy snow causing then the...

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Waterside Community Rail?

Waterside Railway investigations 13/11/2009 12:00:00 Hampshire County Council is looking into whether the Community Rail Partnership model could be used to investigate re-opening the railway line serving Marchwood and the Waterside to passenger services. According to...

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ACoRP Seminar AGM

Sustainable Transport And Tourism A ‘Must Do’ For Wales 9th November 2009 Speaking at a conference to launch the report of a Study Group into Sustainable Transport and Tourism in Wales, Heritage Minister Alun Ffred Jones made it clear that the Assembly Government is...

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Friends of Lymington-Brockenhurst Line 1st meeting

9th Novemeber Friends of Lymington-Brockenhurst Line will be hosting their inaugural meeting at the Lymington Community Centre at 7 O’clock. The evening is to gain support from the lines community interested in working on projects and schemes to support the all ready...

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Official ‘opening’ of the mapboard

If you can have an official opening of a map-baord then that’s what the CRP and New Forest National Park Authority are going to do. We want to have a bit of a shout about the fact this has happened, involving so many partners, particularly the young in Brockenhurst’s...

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ACoRP Awards 2009

  Shortlisted Category 11: Best Marketing Event 150 Year Celebration Summary of Entry   Newly formed Lymington - Brockenhurst Community Rail Partnership exploded onto the New Forest scene with their 150 year birthday celebrations with a Victorian theme, the very same...

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Brockenhurst Primary Evacuate to the Isle of Wight

180 youngsters and 18 teachers from Brockenhurst Church of England Primary School have been given the opportunity by the two community rail partnerships, South West Trains and Wightlink to re-enact evacuation in a visit to the Isle of Wight’s Steam Railway on Thursday...

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Lymington and District Chamber of Commerce

One of our incredibly busy members of the LB CRP (not that they aren’t all frantic) is the Lymington and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry. They have their finger on the button on what’s happening, where and when and you can follow the link to their website on...

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STOP Press Wightlink news

25th February 09 The boats are now in service!   24th February 09 Wightlink’s next generation fleet set to enter service at Lymington and Yarmouth For the last three years Wightlink has been working towards the replacement of its old ferries on the Lymington to...

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