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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Latest News

Maritime Heritage photographs for Southwick Station

Maritime Heritage photographs for Southw...

August 10, 2022, by Rowena Tyler

This week, GTR maintenance team kindly installed a series of donated professional photographs into the underpass at Southwick station, to sit alongside the existing tilework art, all celebrating maritime heritage and links with Shoreham port. Kate Tyrer Shoreham Port External Rel...

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Community Rail Awards shortlisted nominations

Community Rail Awards shortlisted nomina...

August 9, 2022, by Paul Bromley

Southeast Communities Rail Partnership, our station partners and train operating companies have been shortlisted in five categories in the annual awards from our parent organisation Community Rail Network. The shortlisted entries are: :: Small Projects Award (under £500) Sponsor...

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SCRP Shortlisted for Community Rail Network Awards

SCRP Shortlisted for Community Rail Netw...

August 8, 2022, by Sharon

This specific shortlist is  for the most enhanced railway space:- Specifically Eridge station and celebrates all the elements of input from so many people who gave their time, enthusiasm and went the extra mile to put this beautiful little station well and truly on the map! &nbs...

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Free bike marking events in Lewes

Free bike marking events in Lewes...

August 4, 2022, by Paul Bromley

Cycle Lewes are holding a series of free bike marking events this month. Cycle theft is increasing in the UK, and there is a growing market in second-hand bikes – so, anything that can be done to make bikes harder to steal – the better! Not locking a bike, poor qualit...

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Growing success at London Road Brighton

Growing success at London Road Brighton...

August 3, 2022, by Paul Bromley

From small beginnings … The London Road Brighton station partnership started in April 2011. A team of volunteers got together to look after the areas at the station including communal gardening. The success of the partnership – and 11 years of hard work – were o...

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Community Rail Officer involved in dramatic rescue at Eridge Station

Community Rail Officer involved in drama...

August 2, 2022, by Sharon

Today at Eridge.   An unlikely visitor to Eridge station, who paid her dues by mowing all the hedge rows around the station car-park...

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Brighton Pride station announcements

Brighton Pride station announcements...

August 1, 2022, by Paul Bromley

Two of Brighton’s most iconic drag queens have recorded special station announcements ahead of the Brighton Pride event. The announcements from Stephen Richards and Jason Sutton – better known as Lola Lasagne and Miss Jason – started today (Monday 1 August) and act as a rem...

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Spa Valley Railway Model Railway weekend – a date for your diary

Spa Valley Railway Model Railway weekend...

July 28, 2022, by Sharon

Spa Valley Railway are holding a model railway weekend on 24 and 25 September as part of their 25th anniversary celebrations.   There will be model railway exhibits and trade stands at both Tunbridge Wells West and Eridge stations.  A train service will run on both days bet...

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Rail partnership remains on track

Rail partnership remains on track...

July 24, 2022, by Fiona Morton

The Southeast Communities Rail Partnership (SCRP), has been reaccredited by the Department for Transport (DfT). Tim Barkley, chair of SCRP, said :- “I am really delighted at this news. Accreditation is formal recognition by the DfT that a community rail partnership operates to ...

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July 22, 2022, by Catherine Simmons

Have you spotted any of the beautifully painted ducks dotted around? I found this one ‘Fizzy Pop and Salty Hair’ created by artist Sophie Malpas. The ducks are part of a ‘Wild in Art’ event in support of St Michaels Hospice.  Follow that Duck – St. ...

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Your Community Rail Line

Explore your local area by train and find day trips, attractions, walks, architecture & heritage sites to visit.


Case Studies

The Joy of Train Travel

July 17, 2022, Sharon Hunt
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Finding Nemo

July 14, 2022, Sharon Hunt
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Train Travel and Community Participation

June 14, 2022, Sharon Hunt
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Providing young people with skills to travel safely, confidently & independently by train

What we do

The Southeast Communities Rail Partnership is a voluntary not for profit partnership which aims to encourage people to travel by train and to engage people in their local railway


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