What's your #ScenicRailView?

9 July 2024

Sustainable transport does amazing things. It reduces traffic jams, cleans our air and helps tackle the ever-growing climate emergency as well as improving our health and our economy. That is why Campaign for Better Transport each year host #BetterTransportWeek, an annual celebration of the transport that makes our lives better.

Held 17 to 23 June, this year's event was the biggest yet and we were proud to be part of the celebrations. Throughout the week we joined Campaign for Better Transport in encouraging our followers across social media to share their #ScenicRailView to be in with a chance of winning some amazing prizes.

Thank you to everyone who took part, we saw some brilliant photographs. In addition to sharing the winning photographs below, you'll see some extra highlights. Join in the conversation online and tell us your favourite using the hashtag #ScenicRailView.

1st place

Receiving £100 rail voucher

'@HarryCotterill' - view of Durham from the train

houses with imposing cathedral in the background against blue sky
Photo: @HarryCotterill

2nd place

Receiving a family trip along the Bodmin Railway

'@PettittEmily' - view of the Lake District fells from the train

view of rolling lush countrysidewith fluffy clouds and blue sky
Photo: @PettittEmily

3rd place

Receiving a return journey for two along the Greater Anglia network.

Katherine (airedaletales) - view of Tay Bridge from the train

4th place

Receiving a signed copy of Pete Dyson's book, Transport for Humans.


Highlights from other #ScenicRailView entries

Madeleine – Rolling fields of hay


Golden field of hay with blue sky

Mike – Corpach on the West Highland Line

Helen – Severn Shores

view from the train of estuary water and blue sky with fluffy white clouds

Alan – Humber Bridge taken from the Yorkshire Coast Line

View of long bridge stretching across a body of water

Ellie – Isle of Mann Electric Railway

Wood roof with  lights and people sat in train carriage

Jkwresearch - Fife coast

Thanks again to everyone who took part and shared their lovely scenic photographs with us. Unfortunately, we can't showcase them all here but please take a look at #ScenicRailView on X/Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to see more entries.

More about Campaign for Better Transport

Campaign for Better Transport is the national charity working across England and Wales to make transport better, greener and fairer. Their vision is for all communities to have high quality, sustainable transport that meets their needs, improves quality of life and helps protect the environment. Find out about their work here.

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