Category Archives:North Downs Line

GWR Stakeholder Report available

July 26, 2021, by David Daniels
GWR has today released its annual stakeholder report which contains a major section on Community Rail, including the North Downs Line. The whole report can be found at
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Rail to Ramble launch in Surrey Hills

July 1, 2021, by David Daniels
  29 June saw the launch of a new series of Rail to Ramble routes, designed to highlight how accessible the Surrey Hills is by train and to encourage people to visit this nationally protected lan...
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Shalford Orchard

June 30, 2021, by David Daniels
The Friends of Shalford are trying to restore a former orchard which sits on common land adjacent to the station and have successfully applied to GWR’s Community Cohesion fund for a grant. Chair...
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Spring has sprung in Reg’s Garden

April 28, 2021, by David Daniels
  North Downs Line Officer David Daniels ventured out of his home office on Monday April 26th to visit Reg’s Garden at Farnborough North. What changes the volunteers have made in the last 6...
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RDG Sustainable Stations Best Practice report

April 22, 2021, by Catherine Simmons
Looking forward to some inspiration from the new RDG Sustainable Stations report looking to improve biodiversity at our local stations and railway corridors
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Mal Thurman leaves the North Downs Line after 9 years

November 9, 2020, by David Daniels
GWR’s North Downs Line Stations Manager, Mal Thurman, decided to hang up his watch and whistle on October 28th and visited Farnborough North with his replacement, Andy Gallaugher, in the week be...
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Returning to your local station? #TravelSafely

September 22, 2020, by Trevor Field
This week sees the return of south east schools and colleges and a welcome back to our stations for those using rail to travel. SCRP education team have put together a short video highlighting changes...
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Joe Swash teaches rail safety with Network Rail

August 25, 2020, by Catherine Simmons
Dancing on Ice champion and Celebrity Gogglebox star, Joe Swash, is fronting a new campaign designed to teach children about rail safety. The Stay Safe with Thomas campaign, launched by Network Rail a...
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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

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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1066 Country Walk relaunched

1066 Country Walk relaunched

Last week saw the relaunch of the 1066 Country Walk with new sculptures along the route created by l...

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