Community Rail Partnership Launch 2013

The Community Rail Partnership was launched at Meldreth Station on 25th October 2013 and signed by David Statham (Managing Director First Capital Connect), Susan van de Ven (Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Rail Users Group), Cllr Ian Bates (Cambridgeshire County Council), Cllr Pippa Corney (South Cambridgeshire District Council) and Lucinda Valentine (Network Rail)

The Agreement can be downloaded here:

Govia mention their support for Community Rail Partnerships in the press release announcing the award of the Great Northern franchise:
Local Community Focus

  • Continuing support of Community Rail Partnerships
  • Providing young people with work experience and mentoring
  • Award winning education programme Go-Learn used with local schools
  • £1m per year for local communities to spend on improvements at stations

The event is described by the Royston Crow:

Signing group

Gathered round

Community Rail Partnership