Connecting communities with their railway
Connecting communities with their railway
Connecting communities with their railway
Connecting communities with their railway
Connecting communities with their railway
Connecting communities with their railway

Connecting communities and the railway

Sussex Community Rail Partnership works to connect communities and the railway across Sussex, Kent and Surrey. Community Rail is a nationwide movement, and you can be involved. Help shape the future of the railway, have your say, and bring your local station into the heart of the community.
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A win for Active Travel!

A win for Active Travel!...

October 14, 2019, by Catherine Simmons

Two years of work encouraging young people to travel independently by rail culminated in a win of third place for ‘Involving Children and Young People’ at the national ACoRP (Association of Community Rail Partnerships) awards last week in Telford. https://communityrai...

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A bee friendly corridor?

A bee friendly corridor?...

, by Catherine Simmons

Greenhavens Network think railways could be! The network are hosting a Bee Corridor Workshop on the 13th November. 6pm – 9pm (venue to be confirmed). This is part of an agreed project between the landowners and Greenhaven Network members.   We are asking you to come alon...

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A few hardy souls walking during Blackwater River Festival

A few hardy souls walking during Blackwa...

October 8, 2019, by David Daniels

Colin Wilson (centre) led the walk from North Camp station to Crowthorne via the Blackwater Valley Path, sadly the inclement weather reduced our numbers but it proved a great way to see the ‘green corridor’ of the Blackwater Valley. David Daniels brought the group bac...

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Arun Valley Members travel in style

Arun Valley Members travel in style...

October 7, 2019, by Rowena Tyler

The Arun Valley Line Group held its Annual Meeting in October, hosted by one of the newest station partners, the Bognor Regis Model Railway Club.  The venue was the relocated and renovated Barnham Signal Box, which now serves as the clubhouse for the modellers. As the Barnham Si...

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Annual meeting of Uckfield & East Grinstead lines and Tonbridge to Redhill & Reigate line

Annual meeting of Uckfield & East G...

September 25, 2019, by Sharon

The Sussex Community Rail Partnership’s annual joint lines meeting will be held this Friday 27th at the Eden Centre, Edenbridge between 2pm and 4pm.  The meeting is a celebration of all that has been achieved over the past year and a chance to look forward to future projec...

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Riley’s miniature railway at the Lavender line

Riley’s miniature railway at the L...

, by Sharon

Miniature railway volunteers overwhelmed by response to appeal Volunteers running a miniature railway to raise funds for a children’s hospital are overwhelmed by the response to their own crowdfunding appeal.  Riley’s Miniature Railway, based at the Lavender Line, Isfield, ...

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Falmer wildlife unveiled

Falmer wildlife unveiled...

September 16, 2019, by Catherine Simmons

Falmer station is buzzing with bright new mural and pollinator-friendly planting Southern’s Falmer station has been transformed into a bee-friendly haven thanks to new flower beds and an eye-catching mural. On Friday (13 September), Brighton and Hove Mayor Alexandra Phillips jo...

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‘Self Portraits’ raise a smile at Bognor Regis Station

‘Self Portraits’ raise a smi...

September 11, 2019, by Rowena Tyler

During the summer term of 2019, one of the Arun Valley Line’s newest station partners, Southway Primary School in Bognor Regis, worked hard on an art project to brighten up the waiting room at the station. The subject was ‘Self Portraits’. The children were in R...

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Schools join forces to brighten up Three Bridges

Schools join forces to brighten up Three...

September 9, 2019, by Rowena Tyler

An initiative put forward by local councillors for Three Bridges has resulted in a great piece of artwork on the railway bridge outside Three Bridges station. Pupils from Three Bridges Primary, Pound Hill Junior, Maidenbower Junior and Milton Mount created artwork on the theme of...

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Promoting bee conservation at Falmer

Promoting bee conservation at Falmer...

September 6, 2019, by Catherine Simmons

On Friday 13th (hopefully not unlucky for us!) SCRP, The Bee Friendly Trust www.beefriendlytrust  and GTR will unveil the culmination of our work with Harpoart at Falmer station footbridge promoting bee conservation. The Bee Friendly Trust have worked hard to coordinate this ama...

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The Sussex Community Rail Partnership is a voluntary not for profit partnership which aims to encourage people to travel by train and to engage people in their local railway

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A win for Active Travel!

A win for Active Travel!

Two years of work encouraging young people to travel independently by rail culminated in a win of th...

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Uckfield model railway club

Date for Uckfield Model Railway Club exhibition

Uckfield Model Railway Club’s 2019 exhibition is due to take place at the Civic Centre on Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20.

More than a dozen high quality model railway layouts, representing most of the popular scale and gauge combinations, are expected to be on display.

Demonstration

Trade support will include specialist manufacturers, railway books, tools and materials, along with demonstration and engineering stands.

The exhibition is only a few minutes from the railway and bus stations and a large free car park behind the High Street.

Entry

Entry is Adults £7, Children free (up to two children aged 5 to 15 inclusive will be admitted free if accompanied by an adult). Unaccompanied and additional children £4 (Under 5s free).

For full details see the Uckfield Model Railway Club website.

The Civic Centre is a short walk from the town station and is very close to bus stops.

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