Community Rail Partnership

In partnership with Scotrail and Abellio, South West Community Cycles host the South West Community Rail Partnership which specifically focuses on the rail line between Crossmyloof and Barrhead incorporating the stations: Crossmyloof, Pollokshaws West, Kennishead, Priesthill and Darnley, Nitshill and Barrhead. The CRP has a community link worker who engages with the local community in order to work towards many outcomes such as:

  • Assist an increase of the footfall of the railway along the CRP rail line
  • Research and partnership work with SWCC, community services, activities, tourist attractions, outdoor spaces in the vicinity of the Crossmyloof – Barrhead rail line.
  • Supporting participants to use cycling/walking train line to join up journey’s to work, explore community services, events and exciting places through one to one and partnership working, promoting ‘joining up journeys’
  • Working with partner agencies who will support the local data collection and marketing work of the project
  • Working with SWCC Services to promote the project and be part of local and national partnerships
  • Work with a CRP steering group
  • Who do we reach? participants: young people, adults, vulnerable groups, schools, partnership agencies, decision makers, potential volunteers and customers for Rail users and multiple agencies