A project to revive the waiting rooms and redundant wooden buildings at Haltwhistle Railway Station saw work start on site in September 2020.  This is the biggest project that Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership has led and will create vastly improved waiting areas for passengers and new studio and office space. Read the latest project update about the work undertaken in the last 12 months here.

Even with the country being in a state of lock down, working and planning continues. Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership (TVCRP) recently held its first online feedback of the Lyric & Line project, which has seen singer and songwriter Gareth Davies-Jones working with three groups with additional needs, using music and songwriting to facilitate experiences of rail travel. The pilot project was funded from TVCRP’s resources and it is hoped that using music to facilitate communities’ voice will continue.

Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership (TVCRP) has recently strengthened its Board and welcomes two new members.

At this time of difficulty with Coronavirus, when all face to face meetings are cancelled, Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership (TVCRP) have had the opportunity to have achievements recognised. They have become the first community rail partnership to achieve Re-Accreditation in a virtual meeting.

The Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership (TVCRP) is exploring the possibility of staging Commemoration Event(s) to remember the 1939/1940 World war Two evacuations of women and children from the Tyneside industrial conurbation to the relative safety of rural Tynedale. TVCRP has teamed up with Wallsend Local History Society to identify interest particularly those who were involved both from Tyneside and the receiving towns of Haltwhistle, Brampton and the surrounding villages.