SELRAP (Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership) to host meeting featuring chief executive of East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce as guest speaker

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Members of the public are being invited to a meeting to discuss the ongoing campaign to restore the Colne to Skipton rail link.

SELRAP (Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership) will host an open meeting on September 11th at 7pm at The Crown Hotel in Colne.

Miranda Barker OBE, the chief executive of East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, will be the guest speaker.

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She will be talking about: ‘The Importance of Rail Connectivity for Businesses, Economic and Social Regeneration’.

The Skipton East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership is a campaign that is looking to reopen the Skipton to Colne railway line, as part of connecting the Lancashire town of Colne to the North Yorkshire town of SkiptonThe Skipton East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership is a campaign that is looking to reopen the Skipton to Colne railway line, as part of connecting the Lancashire town of Colne to the North Yorkshire town of Skipton
The Skipton East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership is a campaign that is looking to reopen the Skipton to Colne railway line, as part of connecting the Lancashire town of Colne to the North Yorkshire town of Skipton
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The group would like to open the meeting up to non-members who are interested in hearing more about the campaign. Anyone wishing to attend as a guest must contact via the website www.selrap.org.uk and you will be placed on the attendance list.

SELRAP was started in 2001 by a like-minded group with the intention of re-opening the 12 mile stretch of line from Skipton to Colne. The line between them had been closed in 1970.

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