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

Southeast Communities 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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Community Rail Partnership looks back on a year like no other

Community Rail Partnership looks back on...

April 8, 2021, by Trevor Field

The Southeast Communities Rail Partnership (SCRP), who work to connect communities with places and opportunities, has published its 2020 annual review. Chair Tim Barkley said :- “Like everybody else, we had a very demanding and challenging year in 2020. But thanks to the commit...

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Back by demand, longer trains for Kent and East Sussex

Back by demand, longer trains for Kent a...

April 7, 2021, by Catherine Simmons

Southeastern will run longer trains on key routes serving Kent and East Sussex from Monday 29 March, supporting passengers’ journeys as the country comes out of lockdown and the economy begins to re-open. Although Government guidance remains that people should keep journeys to ...

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Kent County Council – a new travel planning tool

Kent County Council – a new travel...

April 6, 2021, by Sharon

Produced by Kent County Council this handy travel tool should help by focusing on walking, cycling and public transport journeys, the planner offers route planning alongside info on weather, elevation, how much less polluting your journey is when compared to driving and calories ...

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Reopening of K&ESR

Reopening of K&ESR...

, by Catherine Simmons

We are very happy to see the Kent and East Sussex Railway reopening on the 22nd May and looking forward to a day trip out soon! Take a look a this great film welcoming passengers back to the line…...

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Creative Community at Hurst Green

Creative Community at Hurst Green...

, by Sharon

Our amazingly talented Station Partners, Creative Community a loosely connected collective of local people, groups, organisation  located in the Hurst Green area have installed a fascinating display in the station waiting room.  (Too much to photograph.) If you are feeling arti...

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East Grinstead station gardens make-over completed

East Grinstead station gardens make-over...

, by Sharon

A tale of collaboration between Community Rail, the local community and GTR’s Passenger Benefit fund.   When the Passenger Benefit Fund consulted with the public for ideas of improvements that would benefit East Grinstead station and its customers, the station gardens scor...

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Friends of the Southdowns Society and SCRP suggest Sussex Walks from railway stations

Friends of the Southdowns Society and SC...

April 1, 2021, by Rowena Tyler

Friends of the South Downs – new self-guided Walks from Railway Stations ‘The Friends’ was founded in 1923 as the Society of Sussex Downsmen to counter the threat of widespread development on the most beautiful parts of the Downs.  Now they focus on conservation, c...

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Easter Photo Walk around Winnersh Meadows

Easter Photo Walk around Winnersh Meadow...

, by Maddy Mills

  Wokingham Community Garden Projects invite you to join their Easter Photo Walk.  Download the map and see if you can find the following points of interest and take your own photos.  Post these on their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/groups/2856750771076673  or ...

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Community Rail in the South East report

Community Rail in the South East report...

March 31, 2021, by Maddy Mills

  The Community Rail Network has just released a report about community rail in the South East and how community rail partnerships can help ‘build back better’ post Covid-19.  Click here to read the full report....

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Active Access for Growth final year

Active Access for Growth final year...

March 30, 2021, by Catherine Simmons

Working with key partners in 2017 Southeast Communities Rail Partnership (SCRP) developed a programme of Independent Train Travel Training to break down barriers experienced by young people in travelling independently by rail and to encourage a more active sustainable way of trav...

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Community Rail Partnership looks back on a year like no other

Community Rail Partnership looks back on a year like no other

The Southeast Communities Rail Partnership (SCRP), who work to connect communities with places and o...

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