Department of Transport

Department of Transport

The department of transport are committed to providing support to all Community Rail Partnership’s nationwide.

The Department for Transport has clearly shown how much they value each Community Rail Partnership and the work they do to encourage rail travel on our branch line, community engagement and tackle social inclusion along with improving our environment.

When awarding the rail franchises each train company is asked to evidence how they will support their networks CRP’s, this has lead to increased funding for CRP within the franchise agreement.

On the 26th June 2019 ESSCRP was given accreditation status by the DfT.

Find out more at the Department for Transport website :

https://www.gov.uk/transport/community-rail

ESSCRP has been reaccredited!

On the 10th August 2021, ESSCRP was reaccredited by the DfT.