20-01-2024 – National Community Rail Awards

Local community groups, the Leeds-Morecambe Community Rail Partnership (LMCRP) and the Friends of Bentham Station (FOBS) have recently received the good news that all of their five entries had been short listed in four categories for the National Community Rail Awards 2024.

2024-01-29T16:13:19+00:00January 29th, 2024|Featured, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rail to Sail

A special event was held at Heysham Port on Wednesday 28th June when representatives of the Bentham Line (the Leeds-Morecambe Community Rail Partnership), the rail industry, Lancashire County Council and Lancaster City Council, and staff and Year 5 pupils from St Peter’s Church of England Primary School, Heysham, met together with Alice Rice, Terminal Manager for the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, and the Mayor of Lancaster City, Cllr Roger Dennison.

2023-07-14T14:55:42+00:00July 11th, 2023|Creative, Design, Education, News|0 Comments

23-05-15 Award for Community Rail Chairman

At the final meeting of the Craven District Council 30 individuals and organisations from the Craven District were honoured with Legacy Awards, amongst them was the long-serving chairman of the Bentham Line, Gerald Townson.  This marked the end of an era, as the District Council was subsumed within a new North Yorkshire Council.

2023-05-15T09:49:02+00:00May 15th, 2023|Featured, News|0 Comments

22-09-12 A Grand Day Out at the Seaside

The original children’s story has proved extremely popular over the past year. Hundreds of copies have been given out for free on the line's services by booking office staff at stations on the route and at numerous Community Rail events, including visits to local primary schools.

2022-09-12T14:16:27+00:00September 12th, 2022|Award, Featured, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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