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

Reg’s Garden – the story so far…..

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

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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Weekend engineering works affecting Uckfield & East ...

Weekend engineering works affecting Uckfield & East ...

, by Sharon
Improvement works on the Uckfield and East Grinstead Lines Weekend engineering work June – July 2020 Passengers who must travel between East Grinstead/Uckfield and stations to London are being a...
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Backtrack Anti Trespassing Competition for 11 – 18 ...

Backtrack Anti Trespassing Competition for 11 – 18 ...

June 17, 2020, by Maddy Mills
The competition, launched on Monday 1st June, has been put together by Community Rail Lancashire’s Virtual Rail Education Network, which has met on Zoom fortnightly since Lockdown began. Officer...
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Sussex Wildlife Trust wildlife survey 2020

Sussex Wildlife Trust wildlife survey 2020

, by Maddy Mills
The Sussex Wildlife Trust would like you to share those sights and sounds with them by completing their survey. During lockdown, many more of us have been taking local walks, discovering places near t...
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Work has started at Eridge

Work has started at Eridge

, by Sharon
Work has started at Eridge station in preparation for the brand new footbridge.  Work has started on providing pedestrian access to the platforms for passengers  for when the existing footbridge is ...
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Eridge station latest news on replacement footbridge

Eridge station latest news on replacement footbridge

June 10, 2020, by Sharon
Latest news from Network Rail on the replacement footbridge at Eridge station We’ll be removing and demolishing the existing staircases and bridge at Eridge station, replacing it with a new modern-d...
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Uckfield rail link to Lewes  – No-longer the end of...

Uckfield rail link to Lewes – No-longer the end of...

, by Sharon
Government boosts restoration of Uckfield rail link to Lewes and South Coast Restoring Uckfield’s rail link with Lewes and the South Coast has taken a significant step forward.  The scheme was put...
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An update on travelling safely on South Western Railway

An update on travelling safely on South Western Railway

, by Maddy Mills
Mark Hopwood, Managing Director of South Western Railway said “I wanted to update you on the steps we are taking to ensure that those customers who do need to travel with us, can do so safely. ...
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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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