The world of Community Rail is evolving and as there is growing interest in what the future of Community Rail looks like. We will endeavour to keep this page up to date with press releases and papers to keep you abreast of the facts.
26 October 2020 Winners of the Backtrack Anti-trespassing Competition are announced.
08 October 2020 Bishop Line Encourages Passengers To ‘Pass On A Smile’ this World Mental Health Day
23 July 2020 The Partnership makes free face coverings available to train passengers to put a smile on their face
04 June 2020 Find out how we’re supporting national Anti-Trespassing campaign – Backtrack
07 April 2020 In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of VE Day read about one of our Aycliffe Angels – Vera Pattison
24 March 2020 Important information on Key Worker Timetables from Northern
04 February 2020 Press release – Bishop Line Community Rail Partnership endorsed by Government
22 October 2019 Find out more about how the Bishop Line is Building Community Connections between Bishop Auckland and Darlington.
13 September 2019 Find out how you can claim Free Wildflower Seeds to plant in your local area.
4 September 2019 Tees Valley Combined Authority launch Draft Strategic Transport Plan Consultation – Have your say by 20th November 2019.
21 August 2019 Press Release – Artistic Gateway for Shildon Station – Read about how Bishop Line Community Rail Partnership and Greenfield Arts have secured funding to work with the local community to develop Shildon Station as an artistic gateway to the birthplace of the railways.
08 August 2019 Press Release – Bishop Line Marketing Campaign Shortlisted for National Award
28 March 2019 Press Release- Bishop Line Appoints New Officer to Connect With Its Community
16 November 2018 Rail Minister Andrew Jones has challenged train operators to step up their support for community rail projects across the UK as he launches the 2018 Community Rail Strategy.
16 November 2018 The Department for Transport issued guidance on How to help at your local rail station.