Information board at Millbrook Station

Information board at Millbrook StationOur friends at the Association of Community Rail Partnerships have been busy (as always) and recently they published a report called The Value of Community Rail.

Not to blow our own trumpet, but we did help out a little bit with the report. But the important thing is that Community Rail Partnerships are a very good thing indeed:

  • A community rail route usually sees an additional 2.8% growth in passengers per annum.
  • The economic benefits of partnerships more than pay for their costs.
  • 250,000 volunteer hours are given to Community Rail Partnerships every year.

Not bad eh? :)

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