Community Rail Line Officer – Reading to Ashford (Middlesex) and Windsor and Eton, The Royal Line – closing date 10 May 2021

This exciting opportunity is offered for a self-motivated individual, with excellent interpersonal skills, to help further connect the community with its railway.

You will work with existing stakeholders along the line to establish a Community Rail Partnership. You will be responsible for developing and delivering an activity plan to:

  • be a voice for the local communities,
  • promote sustainable and healthy travel,
  • involve diverse groups,
  • support social/economic development.
  • gain funding for projects,
  • handle marketing and communications and support station adoption groups
  • develop a Try a Train project, encouraging marginalised groups to travel by train.

The post holder will be home based balancing home working with meetings at/near stations. A duty pass for South Western Railway will be provided to allow travel on the network.

The post holder will work with the existing team of Line Officers with all aspects of developing, sustaining, and taking forward Community Rail Projects

Some evening and weekend work will be required. We are happy to discuss flexible working hours.
This role is fixed until March 2022, and if successful will be extended.

Contract type
Full time
South East region
Fiona Morton, Development Manager
078915 56897
Reference number for post
Royal Line 1
How to apply
  • For an informal discussion about the role please contact Fiona Morton, Community Rail Development Manager on 07891 556897 or
  • Alternatively view our website at
  • Please apply to Fiona Morton, Development Manager, SCRP CIC for a copy of the Job Description and Application Form:
  • CVs are not accepted.
Open for applications from
27 April 2021
Closing date for applications
10 May 2021
Scheduled interview date
21 May 2021
Will my application be acknowledged?
We regret that we will only be able to acknowledge applications from shortlisted candidates