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News from SCRP and communities around the railway lines in Sussex, Surrey and Kent.

Saying goodbye to a Crowborough station partner

Saying goodbye to a Crowborough station partner

June 16, 2022, by Sharon
After many years Helen, who was responsible for the beautiful planting and care of the planters on Crowborough station platform has had to say goodbye to the station and us at Community Rail. Helen is...
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A Dementia Friendly journey

A Dementia Friendly journey

June 15, 2022, by Catherine Simmons
As Covid restrictions eased and passengers returned to the railway many were unsure what to expect and felt anxious about travelling by train. Members of Eastbourne Dementia Action Alliance and peer s...
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Station Café comes to the rescue for School’s Jubil...

Station Café comes to the rescue for School’s Jubil...

, by Rowena Tyler
As part of the ‘Community Rail congratulates Her Majesty’ collaborative project along the West Coast network, one station partner, Southway School at Bognor Regis asked Year 3 pupils to de...
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Three Little Words coming to Rye

Three Little Words coming to Rye

June 9, 2022, by Catherine Simmons
Three Little Words is a new project at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. Installed at the Discovery Centre and Gooders Hide, the project will move around the reserve inviting three word responses from visit...
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A royal tour…

A royal tour…

June 7, 2022, by Catherine Simmons
The 1066 Community Rail Line saw the coming together of line officer Catherine Simmons, SER station staff, a local knitting group and rail passengers this jubilee weekend with a royal tour along the l...
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Are you interested in railway history?

Are you interested in railway history?

, by Sharon
If you have an interest in railway history, particularly Redhill and Reigate stations, their development and the railway’s significant involvement in the evacuation of troops from Dunkirk. The p...
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Congratulations

Congratulations

June 6, 2022, by Sharon
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A Summer Walk along the North Kent Downs

A Summer Walk along the North Kent Downs

, by Sharon
Our partners at Kent CRP are inviting you to join them:   You are invited to a guided walk from Charing station to Harrietsham station 10am Wed 27 July approx. 12.8km/8miles     Dear All, &...
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The many adventures of the Queen’s corgi’s

The many adventures of the Queen’s corgi’s

June 2, 2022, by Catherine Simmons
Look out for the Queens corgi’s on the 1066 Line this bank holiday weekend they may be at a station near you!...
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