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  • Ian Dinmore
    Ian DinmoreThe Custard Crew: and tomorrow we have Hot CrossRail buns with....
    • Mar 29
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  • Ian Dinmore
    Ian Dinmore has added a new profile photo.
    • Mar 29
  • Marina  Farey
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  • Simon Clarke
    Simon Clarke The latest edition of Reading Between The Lines, CRL's newsletter has just been published - read it here:  https://www.communityraillancashire.co.uk/news/reading-between-the-lines-28/    
    • Mar 9
  • Mike Parker-Bray
    Mike Parker-Bray Some interesting ideas in this article from the head of tech at Trainline. Their app asks passengers to say if their carriage is busy. Then the app uses the data to tell those boarding next where to head for a seat.
    Trainline's head of engineering: "building our own voice app was a no-brainer" | Econsultancy
    • Feb 22
    • Mike Parker-Bray
      Ian Dinmore I regret to say I'm not a big fan of Trainline - 57% of complaints about the wrong type of ticket being issue is down to Trainline then there is the issue of paying a cover fee - no TOC staff or CRP's support this company and always advise customers to...  more
      • Mar 29
    • Mike Parker-Bray
      Mike Parker-Bray Fair points, but still no harm learning from them in areas where they are strong, like web design and search engine optimisation.

      One simple but effective example - they dominate search results by having dedicated pages for individual journeys. So if...  more
      • Apr 5
  • Lindley KIrkpatrick
    Lindley KIrkpatrick has added a new profile photo.
    • Feb 15
  • Mike Parker-Bray
    Mike Parker-Bray We're running our 'Take your teddy for a trip on the train' promotion again this half-term. Kids travel free if they bring their bear. Details at the link.
    Take your teddy for a trip on the train - Great Scenic Railways
    • Feb 13
  • SUZIE MCCHEYNE
    SUZIE MCCHEYNEWomen in Community Rail: Hello fellow women in community rail ! 
    • Feb 12
  • Brian Barnsley
    Brian Barnsley created a new group:
    Scottish CRP's
    • Feb 12
  • Jo Andrews
    Jo AndrewsTHE BUS THAT MEETS THE TRAIN: I wear to work hats, one Community Rail the other is CallConnect, a demand responsive rural bus service that is operated by Lincolnshire County Council. CallConnect serves all the Lincolnshire stations on the Poacher Line.
    lincsinterconnect - public transport, bus services, lincolnshire
    • Jan 31
  • Jo Andrews
    Jo Andrews has added a new profile photo.
    • Jan 31
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  • Mike Parker-Bray
    Mike Parker-Bray Planning a trip down to Devon or Cornwall in 2018? Check out our video on Facebook to get you in the mood for a trip on one of the counties' scenic branch lines:
    Which of these five scenic lines will... - Devon & Cornwall's Great Scenic Railways
    • Jan 24
  • Brian Barnsley
    Brian BarnsleyKaye Robinson: Hi Kaye

    Welcome to the cafe

    Brian
    • Jan 23
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