News from SCRP and communities around the railway lines in Sussex, Surrey and Kent.
Modern Railways Magazine article
November 26, 2020, by Catherine Simmons
Just in case any of you missed it take a look at this great article on the launch of our 1066 Hastings to Tonbridge community rail line in Modern Railways Magazine written by James Abbott. Subscribe a...
Consultation on housing provision in Uckfield area
, by Sharon
You may like to have your say on the following: The district council launched a consultation on Monday to find out what residents and businesses would like to see in a new Local Plan. You will be requ...
More about solar powered trains
November 25, 2020, by Trevor Field
BBC news have a short film about Riding Sunbeams and solar powered trains referenced in the news item on this website earlier this week. Please click on the link below https://www.bbc.co.uk/new...
A little bit of Christmas colour at Eridge station
November 24, 2020, by Sharon
The Christmas fairies have been busy bringing a little bit of Christmas to Eridge station hopefully the first of many....
News to brighten your day…
November 23, 2020, by Catherine Simmons
Riding Sunbeams, a solar rail company, has been awarded the grant to build the solar farm to power the rail network between Eastbourne and London. The company was given £2,527,500 from the South East...
West Worthing Station Partners can now capture rainwater ...
November 17, 2020, by Rowena Tyler
A waterbutt has been installed at West Worthing, for the station partners to use on their leased patch of garden area. Line Officer, Rowena Tyler explained: “We identified a secure area w...
A new lease of life for an old bee hive at Lewes Station
November 16, 2020, by Catherine Simmons
A new lease of life for an old bee hive at Lewes Station thanks to The Bee Friendly Trust and Lewes Station Gardeners our station adopters. Hopefully providing a safe haven for bees over the winter. T...
Sustainable Holidays on the Seaford to Brighton Line
November 13, 2020, by Harry Sievewright
One night in September, I looked up at one of the most impressive night skies I have seen for years. Thanks to most of us living in areas blighted by light pollution, it’s easy to forget how awe-ins...
GTR issues tips for safer travel
November 11, 2020, by Catherine Simmons
If you are travelling by train here are some great tips to keep everyone safe https://www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/news/transport/sussex-rail-firm-issues-tips-safer-travel-3031657...