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News from SCRP and communities around the railway lines in Sussex, Surrey and Kent.

Heritage railways re-open

Heritage railways re-open

August 10, 2020, by Sharon
Both the Spa Valley Railway and Bluebell Railway have resumed operations, although with a few restrictions such as pre-booking and limited stops.  Why not treat yourself to a leisurely ride on a vint...
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Plan Ahead, Consider Others, Stay Safe

Plan Ahead, Consider Others, Stay Safe

August 6, 2020, by Maddy Mills
GWR Managing Director Matthew Golton, resplendent in his face mask, talks about the re-introduction of services across the GWR network whilst highlighting the need to follow safe travel instructions. ...
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Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

July 28, 2020, by Sharon
Nationwide scheme to boost disabled people’s confidence in train travel All of Britain’s rail companies are now recognising Sunflower lanyards and cards so that passengers with non-visible disabil...
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Southeastern awards £400,000 to new community rail scheme...

Southeastern awards £400,000 to new community rail scheme...

July 22, 2020, by Maddy Mills
Southeastern awards £400,000 to new community rail schemes across Kent and East Sussex • Five schemes to benefit from funding of new initiatives to boost tourism and spruce up stations • Funding ...
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Teville Stream Mural created by St Andrew’s School ...

Teville Stream Mural created by St Andrew’s School ...

July 15, 2020, by Rowena Tyler
Station Partner, St Andrew’s CE High School for Boys has produced a beautiful mural for the waiting room at Worthing, drawing on research conducted about the historic Teville Stream.  The Stati...
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The Railway Food Collection

The Railway Food Collection

, by Catherine Simmons
GTR have announced Thameslink and Southern are taking part in a new pilot project The Railway Food Collection,  with the Trussell Trust to support local food banks by providing donation points at sta...
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Crowborough is in bloom again

Crowborough is in bloom again

July 13, 2020, by Sharon
Crowborough station suffered during the current lockdown, as did all the our stations with gardens or platform planters that are cared for by those unsung hero’s the Station Partners.  All thei...
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How to travel safely

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

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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Heritage railways re-open

Heritage railways re-open

Both the Spa Valley Railway and Bluebell Railway have resumed operations, although with a few restri...

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