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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Pulborough Railway Station Heritage Day

Pulborough Railway Station Heritage Day...

September 17, 2020, by Rowena Tyler

As part of the national Heritage Open Days initiative, Pulborough Community Partnership arranged for a TV monitor to be installed in the bookings hall, with a 7 minute slideshow running on a loop.  The slideshow was a series of photos and facts about the station, since its openi...

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At Eridge station this morning

At Eridge station this morning...

September 16, 2020, by Sharon

Is it ghost-busters?  No it’s the virus busting team. The station buildings, ticket halls, waiting areas are being sprayed at stations on the network, regularly with a virus busting spray, helping to keep us all safe....

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Bluebell Railway has received a generous grant from the National Lottery

Bluebell Railway has received a generous...

September 14, 2020, by Sharon

The Bluebell Railway has been given a £250,000 grant to help it survive through the winter. The money is from The National Lottery Heritage Fund which distributes National Lottery money to support heritage organisations. The railway applied to The National Lottery Heritage Fund...

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A warmer welcome at Bishopstone Station

A warmer welcome at Bishopstone Station...

, by Catherine Simmons

We can all look forward to a warmer welcome at Bishopstone Station soon after a generous offer from The Railway Heritage Trust for a £30,000 grant matching that of the GTR Passenger Benefit Fund Team with a plan to restore and reopen the waiting room at Bishopstone Station close...

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Returning to your local station? #TravelSafely

Returning to your local station? #Travel...

September 11, 2020, by Catherine Simmons

This week sees the return of south east schools and colleges and a welcome back to our stations for those using rail to travel. SCRP education team have put together a short video highlighting changes you might find at the station. Made with the kind assistance of the team at Eas...

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Good news for Cooksbridge Station Partnership

Good news for Cooksbridge Station Partne...

, by Catherine Simmons

Great news from Cooksbridge Station Partnership!   We are delighted to advise that, following successful testing of the selective door operation system, the new extension to platform 1 at Cooksbridge station entered into service this morning with the first train to use it be...

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Walk the Weald Way

Walk the Weald Way...

September 1, 2020, by Sharon

Are you looking for a new walking adventure?  The Weald Way can be accessed from several stations on the local networks.  The trail takes you  all the way from Gravesend in Kent to historic Tonbridge, on to Uckfield and finally Eastbourne in East Sussex.   Passing through ma...

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Groombridge station bike hire

Groombridge station bike hire...

, by Sharon

You can now hire one of these smart bicycles from Groombridge station, perfect location to explore the surrounding country lanes. You have to use the Country Bike App or go to www.countrybike.co.uk...

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What’s in a name? Rail community interest company renames to better reflect area served

What’s in a name? Rail community i...

August 28, 2020, by Maddy Mills

We’ve renamed ourselves because we’ve outgrown our original title!   The Sussex Community Rail Partnership, which works to connect local communities with their railway, will now be known as the Southeast Communities Rail Partnership.   Its chair, Tim Barkley...

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Crowborough station partners ‘Brighter Crowborough’

Crowborough station partners ‘Brig...

August 27, 2020, by Sharon

Crowborough station is looking fabulous, the trees along the front of the car-park are in full leaf, the planters are bursting over.  The platform planters are full of life and colour, this is largely thanks to the local community who donated plants when an appeal went out as th...

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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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Pulborough Railway Station Heritage Day

Pulborough Railway Station Heritage Day

As part of the national Heritage Open Days initiative, Pulborough Community Partnership arranged for...

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