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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Images from Penshurst Platform Gallery

Images from Penshurst Platform Gallery...

March 5, 2021, by Maddy Mills

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Guidance for community rail partnerships and station friends on the Coronavirus

Guidance for community rail partnerships...

March 4, 2021, by Rowena Tyler

Community Rail Network (CRN) has issued the following guidance.  This should be read in conjunction with more specific guidance from the appropriate train operating company (TOC), who may have their own timescales which should take precedence.   1 Apr, 2020 Updated 3 March 2021...

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Campaign to re-map lost pathways

Campaign to re-map lost pathways...

March 3, 2021, by Sharon

The current appetite for walking, exploring and discovering our beautiful countryside has highlighted the need for ‘lost’ pathways to be recognised and re-mapped before they disappear forever. The Ramblers are campaigning and need help with this project. Find out more...

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Buxted station new platform planters

Buxted station new platform planters...

March 2, 2021, by Sharon

A little bit of colour on a cold and misty morning. Buxted station has taken delivery of three new platform planters. The planters were made using re-cycled wood (pre-lockdown) by the vert talented gentlemen at the Uckfield branch of ‘Men in Sheds’ .    ...

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Introducing GTR’s Accessible Travel Policy

Introducing GTR’s Accessible Trave...

February 26, 2021, by Maddy Mills

We are delighted to share an update with you on GTR’s new Accessible Travel Policy. The policy is available directly on all GTR websites. Supported by the “Making Rail Accessible” leaflet, providing practical information for customers on what assistance and support is a...

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Spa Valley Railway re-opening date

Spa Valley Railway re-opening date...

February 25, 2021, by Sharon

Our station partners at Eridge station the Spa Valley Railway plans to reopen to the public on Saturday 22nd May.- further details to be announced. Spa Valley trains run from Tunbridge Wells West station, through the High Rocks Halt to Eridge and Groombridge.   For further d...

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Active travel celebration

Active travel celebration...

February 23, 2021, by Catherine Simmons

A great end to a incredibly rewarding four years at the Active Access for Growth Programme online celebration event this morning. There were lots of ideas for future projects encouraging sustainable active travel. Thank you to all the partners who have supported us in this work p...

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Penshurst Station’s Platform Gallery

Penshurst Station’s Platform Galle...

February 18, 2021, by Sharon

An amazing, surprising artwork installation at Penshurst station has been completed.  A passenger benefit fund project made possible by the local knowledge of the Community Rail Officer which led to the engagement  of these incredibly gifted artists. Penshurst Platform Gallery:...

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Valentine Hearts for Angmering Station

Valentine Hearts for Angmering Station...

February 15, 2021, by Rowena Tyler

Deirdre Carolin, from the Friends of Angmering Station sent us this message: “During Lockdown we have continued to send art packs to those isolated at home. With the support of the station staff the work produced is now on exhibition in the Booking Office. Here’s a Po...

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Paralympian aims to improve accessibility at SER

Paralympian aims to improve accessibilit...

February 10, 2021, by Catherine Simmons

Paralympian Andy Barrow to lead new panel to continually review and improve policy and practice New accessibility app will use inclusive design principles Innovative features added to customer information systems will provide automatic updates of toilets availability on train...

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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


Images from Penshurst Platform Gallery

Images from Penshurst Platform Gallery

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