About Us

The Blackmore Vale Line CRP, launched in 2016, is the local rail partnership covering the stations and 80-mile route from Tisbury to Crewkerne on the West of England Line between London Waterloo and Exeter St. David.

The Blackmore Vale Line Community Rail Partnership has gained the coveted accolade of accreditation status, a formal recognition by the Department of Transport demonstrating that it operates to a high standard with objectives and activities that are supported by government. Launched in 2016 it is the local rail partnership covering the stations and 53km route from Tisbury to Crewkerne on the West of England Line between London Waterloo and Exeter St. David.

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Stations

The BVCRP consists of six stations for you to explore.

For more information on each station as well as their local attractions, please click on a picture below.

  • Tisbury Station

    Tisbury Station

  • Gillingham Station

    Gillingham Station

  • Templecombe Station

    Templecombe Station

  • Sherborne Station

    Sherborne Station

  • Yeovil Junction

    Yeovil Junction

  • Crewkerne Station

    Crewkerne Station

Recent News

Recent local news from across the Blackmore Vale Line.

  • The Gardens Group: Christmas Trees

    Potted Christmas trees have already arrived at our garden centres and from Monday 22 November, the first cut Nordmann Fir Christmas trees will also be available. By the end of the month, we’ll have our usual large selection to choose from, including Norway Spruce, Noble and Fraser Fir. If you like to put your Christmas […]

  • Go Green by Train

    Friends of Crewkerne Station FOCS Day Out for Gillingham Museum to Crewkerne with Blackmore Vale Community Rail Partnership This week members of Gillingham Museum came to Crewkerne as part of the ‘Go Green by Train’ organised by the national Community Rail Network. Local station adoption groups like the Friends of Crewkerne Station have been encouraging people to use […]

  • FOCS Day Out to Gillingham with Blackmore Vale Community Rail Partnership

    The Blackmore Vale Community Rail Partnership wants to encourage residents of all the towns from Tisbury to Crewkerne to get on the train for a day out. All the towns which include Tisbury, Gillingham, Templecombe, Sherborne, Yeovil and Crewkerne have something of interest to offer visitors. Station Ambassador Tim Mears, at Crewkerne can supply group […]

  • Come by Train to Sherborne for a great book launch at Castle Gardens

    BOOK LAUNCHThe Healthy Vegetable Gardenby Sally Morgan Castle GardensThursday 2 September Expert organic gardener and author, Sally Morgan will launch her latest release, The Healthy Vegetable Garden, at Castle Gardens on Thursday 2 September at 6:30pm. Delving into natural, chemical free approaches to soil, biodiversity and managing pests and diseases, this free author event will give […]

  • Friends of Crewkerne Station FOCS: News Release August 6, 2021

    Days Out with Blackmore Vale Community Rail Partnership In a move to get local residents back on track, Blackmore Vale Line Community Rail Partnership, is getting involved in a national awareness campaign, to promote the delights and benefits of ‘Days Out by Rail’, coordinated by Community Rail Network. South Western Railways is delighted to join this […]

  • Great British Railways: For The Passenger

    New public body Great British Railways to integrate the railways and deliver passenger-focused travel with simpler, modern fares and reliable services. Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail to reform Britain’s railways and launch a new era for passengers. biggest change in 25 years sees creation of new public body Great British Railways – a single, familiar brand […]

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Contact Us

If you would like to contact us, you can use the message form below, or you can contact us at crp@blackmorevaletrains.com.