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These are twenty one community projects which have been funded by the Rail Industry ‘Customer and Communities Improvement Fund’ and which will be featured on this website.

These projects feature:

Rail & Ramble Events

 designed by Albrighton volunteers and promoting the Shrewsbury – Wolverhampton line

A Community Hub

 within a restored railway carriage at Hednesford

Supporting People with Disabilities

 A project providing support to people with disabilities at The Hawthorns station

Honouring 20 years of Station Adoption

by volunteers at Olton Railway Station

Promoting Confidence in Rail

 with the Worcestershire Community Rail Partnership

Showcasing Hall Green Literary Connections

 with the local library and the station

Station Poetry Trail

 with 19 stations on the Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare) line

Entrepreneurship in Local Communities

at the Malvern Festival of Innovation

Celebrating Birmingham's Rock History

 Developing 10 Music Maps

A Poetry Art Trail

 aligned to the Ledbury International Poetry Festival

Improving Wellington's Bus and Train Connectivity

whilst also nurturing a bio-diverse Secret Garden at the station

Literary Community walks

from Wellington station

Rich Heritage Recognition  
of Water Orton station

Promoting Sustainable Travel 

  between Rowley Regis and Halesowen

Eco-gardens

at Jewellery Quarter using 'Pocket Gardens’ to ‘Green the Grey Station

Improve Local Railway Heritage Information

at Ledbury station with locally designed heritage boards

Promote Health and Wellbeing 

 at five inner-city areas

Support the Adoption of Wythall Station

by Woodrush High School students