Tag: Rail Ramble

November 16, 2022

Kent CRP have been at Swale Halt today with artist Graham Upton who has been working on phase 2 of our murals for the station. These designs represent places to visit along the line at Sittingbourne and Kemsley.            Graham also has begun to make a start on Lacie’s design to…

November 9, 2022

It was an unexpected start to the day when early morning reports of a landslip between Cuxton and Strood left us wondering who would still be coming along for our Rail Ramble. We needn’t have worried, neither wind nor rain nor rail replacement bus services shall stay these walkers from the completion of their rail…

October 22, 2022

Join us on our Harrietsham Rail Ramble on Saturday 19th November.  Starting at Harrietsham Station, this walk will take you into the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The walk will explore the village of Harrietsham before climbing gradually to the North Downs Way, to follow the gently rolling trail towards Lenham. Along the…

October 20, 2022

The walk met the aims of both Kent Community Rail Partnership. The majority of participants made a journey by rail, contributed to the local economy and learned about our activities and local history. Keep an eye out for more led walks on our events programme. The walk met the aims of both Kent Community Rail…

October 11, 2022

Join us on our Halling Rail Ramble on Tuesday 8th November. We’ll pass the Blue Lake on our way up into the North Downs AONB, descending back to Cuxton with views across the Medway. We will finish at Cuxton station. Shops in the village and the White Hart are options for anybody wishing to purchase their…

September 14, 2022

Join us on our Wateringbury Rail Ramble on Saturday 15th October.  Starting at Wateringbury Station, this walk will take you through the hills, farmland and woodland  for views of the Medway Valley and past Hoppers Huts on the way to the picturesque village of Yalding, located on the river Beult.  The walk is based on…

August 25, 2022

A group of fourteen assembled at Charing station to walk up into the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. More were booked, the forecast of heavy showers may have been off putting to some. Therese presented a brief introduction of our work with station adopters at Charing before our group of fourteen walkers set…

August 16, 2022

On Thursday 11th August, we were joined by Matt Fraser of Southeastern and the Dawn Patrol group of Rotary International to promote the 61016 service from British Transport Police, station safety surveys and all things rail safety. Between us we handed out over 100 cards introducing the British Transport Police 61016 service that offers a…

August 16, 2022

A group of seven assembled at Halling station to walk up into the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Gary presented a brief piece on the history of the station before the group set off, following a route inspired by Robin Bourner from the Friends of Cuxton Station. The Blue Lake looked resplendent in…