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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Spa Valley Railway

Spa Valley Railway...

February 18, 2020, by Sharon

Spa Valley Railway’s friendly Eridge team are looking for new volunteers to join them. If you have some spare time why not come along and join us?  We are looking for volunteers to help run Eridge Station, a restored Southern Region Station nestled in the High Weald, serve...

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Jessie’s Seat on Leap Day !

Jessie’s Seat on Leap Day !...

February 17, 2020, by David Daniels

We have a Leap day every 4 years, it falls on a Saturday once in 28 so before we’re all too old let’s commemorate a past Leap Day event from 1892 ! Railwayman Henry Wicks, a guard on a goods train, was unfortunately killed in an accident on February 29th 1892 between ...

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Blackwater Valley Rail to Trail

Blackwater Valley Rail to Trail...

, by David Daniels

Sussex Community Rail Partnership (North Downs Line) has been working closely with the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust to create a series of maps for display at North Camp, Farnborough North, Blackwater and Sandhurst stations. The maps show local places of interest within eas...

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Get Into Trains at Lewes Station

Get Into Trains at Lewes Station...

February 14, 2020, by Catherine Simmons

This week saw the beginning of our joint project with Culture Shift ‘Get Into Trains’ combining training travel training and a pop up arts workshop at Lewes Station. Kindly funded by ACoRP, Culture Shift and Tesco Bags for Life. We had a warm welcome from station staf...

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A new station for Reigate? Have your say

A new station for Reigate? Have your say...

February 10, 2020, by Sharon

Network Rail and Govia Thameslink Railway will be hosting several events in the area to give people the chance to have their say on the plans at Reigate and other local stations including Earlswood, Salfords and Horley. Events will be held on the following dates: Monday 24 Feb...

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Looking for something romantic to do for Valentine’s weekend?

Looking for something romantic to do for...

, by Sharon

If you are looking for a romantic day out this coming weekend have you thought about visiting Hever Castle? Experience 700 years of history at the romantic double-moated castle once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. The splendid rooms contain fine furniture, tapestries, antique...

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Friends Of Appledore Station Planting The Future

Friends Of Appledore Station Planting Th...

February 3, 2020, by Kevin

Friends Of Appledore Station (FOAST) are a group of volunteers who are determined to bring the unmanned station back to life. The planters were made and supplied by the volunteers, and now take pride of place on the platform.They have organised the clearing of rubbish from track ...

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Showcasing Excursions by Rail and Bus

Showcasing Excursions by Rail and Bus...

January 27, 2020, by Fiona Morton

Great fun at Excursions Showcase highlighting all the fantastic places to visit in Sussex and beyond.  So many groups want to do their bit for the environment by leaving the car behind. The specially produced feature on Arundel and Horsham  flew off the shelf as did the ever po...

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New project at Edenbridge Town station

New project at Edenbridge Town station...

January 22, 2020, by Sharon

The exciting new venture with the Eden Valley Museum is being installed at Edenbridge Town station.  A series of vintage photographs from their collection have been enlarged to poster size to decorate the ticket hall.  The project has been designed to help support this valuable...

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The Big Spring Clean!

The Big Spring Clean!...

January 17, 2020, by Catherine Simmons

Does your station need a Big Spring Clean? Join the pick! The Great British Spring Clean 2020 will officially launch on the 25th of January. In 2019, over 563,163 people, including 175,055 students, volunteered their time to take part in our campaign – the biggest ever! Cle...

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Spa Valley Railway

Spa Valley Railway

Spa Valley Railway’s friendly Eridge team are looking for new volunteers to join them. If you ...

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