Category Archives:North Downs Line

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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SWR supports lanyard scheme

June 30, 2020, by Catherine Simmons
South Western Railway (SWR) yesterday began taking part in a scheme designed to support adults and children with non-visible disabilities. The initiative – the Sunflower Lanyard Scheme – helps tho...
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Reg’s Garden – the story so far…..

June 18, 2020, by David Daniels
Reg was the Station Master at Farnborough North on the North Downs Line for many years and lived in the house adjacent to the line and level crossing. On his death he bequeathed his large garden to hi...
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Active Travel trains

, by Catherine Simmons
Active Travel trains would be perfect for our Active Access for Growth Programme! The design for Scotrail’s first active travel carriage has been revealed. The carriage is designated for carryin...
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Robertsbridge blooming!

Robertsbridge blooming!

With thanks to local volunteers and the wonderful Ross from the ticket office, Robertsbridge Station...

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