Category Archives:North Downs Line

How to travel safely

July 10, 2020, by Catherine Simmons
Take a look at this great little animation from National Rail Enquiries with top tips and advice on how to travel safely by train....
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Transport Focus calls for rail fare reform

July 9, 2020, by Catherine Simmons
Transport Focus have been collecting survey results on public travel for the last nine weeks and this week recommended that a change in rail fares is due. See an article below from the Transport Focus...
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SWR supports lanyard scheme

June 30, 2020, by Catherine Simmons
South Western Railway (SWR) yesterday began taking part in a scheme designed to support adults and children with non-visible disabilities. The initiative – the Sunflower Lanyard Scheme – helps tho...
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Reg’s Garden – the story so far…..

June 18, 2020, by David Daniels
Reg was the Station Master at Farnborough North on the North Downs Line for many years and lived in the house adjacent to the line and level crossing. On his death he bequeathed his large garden to hi...
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Active Travel trains

, by Catherine Simmons
Active Travel trains would be perfect for our Active Access for Growth Programme! The design for Scotrail’s first active travel carriage has been revealed. The carriage is designated for carryin...
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Surrey Hills AONB overwhelmed by visitors

June 2, 2020, by David Daniels
Surrey Hills AONB officials are asking people to think very seriously about venturing into the area following a huge influx of visitors and a dangerous heathland fire last weekend. Many car parks rema...
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SWR and SCRP work together to extend support for communities

May 26, 2020, by Maddy Mills
As part of its commitment to community rail, SWR is delighted to have worked with SCRP to add a second officer to the established North Downs Line. The line was initially setup using funding from GWR...
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SCRP article in Modern Railways

, by Catherine Simmons
Remember to order your copy of Modern Railways magazine for a great article from James Abbott on the work of the Sussex Community Rail Partnership CIC. Published for 50 years, Modern Railways has earn...
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‘Should I be Travelling by Train?’

May 20, 2020, by Catherine Simmons
Sharing a great video from Geoff Marshall and his You Tube transport series.  With a look at how East Croydon has adapted practices to keep customers safe and an interview with Steve White, Chief Ope...
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A look back at Community Rail in the City 2019

May 14, 2020, by Catherine Simmons
This week Sussex Community Rail Partnership would have been taking part in the national event Community Rail in the City when community rail partnerships pop up at city stations providing information ...
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Love heritage railways?  This could be the perfect job for you

Love heritage railways? This could be the perfect job for you

The Bluebell Railway is looking for a full-time retail manager to develop and improve its gift shop....

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