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Reg’s Garden – latest

August 22, 2022, by David Daniels
Thursday 11th and Friday 12th August were busy volunteering days at Reg’s Garden adjacent to Farnborough North station. Over thirty volunteers arrived from places as far afield as Manchester and...
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Community Rail Awards shortlisted nominations

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 Net...
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Give the Train a Try

May 23, 2022, by Paul Bromley
We’re supporting plans to encourage people to ‘give the train a try’. Community groups and volunteers across Britain are coming together for this year’s Community Rail Week. They a...
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Artwork installed at Chilworth Station

March 2, 2022, by David Daniels
St Martha Parish Council member Patricia Allen approached North Downs Line Officer David Daniels at Southeast CRP last year with an idea to showcase the artistic talents of local children. Following P...
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Enabling greener travel

November 10, 2021, by Paul Bromley
It’s Transport Day at the international climate change conference – and we’re supporting the green travel message. Our Southeast Communities Rail Partnership line officers and staff ...
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Go Green by Train

October 18, 2021, by Paul Bromley
The Southeast Communities Rail Partnership has joined a national campaign to encourage people to Go Green by Train and take practical steps to help improve the environment. Community Rail Week, organi...
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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 https://www.gwr.com/about-gwr/ou...
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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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