Improving community
links with local rail

Events 2016


February 9

Signal Box Options – Public Meeting (6:40pm, Bull Inn, Lower Road, East Farleigh, ME15 0HD)

This is an opportunity for local parishes and anyone with an interest in preserving our unique signal boxes.  We want to prepare a plan for their future use after they are decommissioned by Network Rail.  Bring your ideas along!

February 26   

Champion Action Day/Halling Station focus

Training and recognition for our numerous volunteers including a visit to Halling station between 7am and 7:30pm.

March 18

March 22

Tonbridge Station Launch Pop-Up Hub

Annual Stakeholder Meeting, Maidstone Town Hall

April 19

Commuter Pop-up Hub and cycle security marking with British Transport Police – Sittingbourne Station.


April 12 to 26

West Kent Safety in Action

Rail safety training for Year 6 pupils

May 11

Community Rail in the City – NEW Rochester Station.

A nationwide event to promote Community Rail at Main Line Stations.  Come and find out at Rochester’s brand new station anytime between 7am and 7:30pm.

June 12

Queens 90th Birthday celebrations at Queenborough Station (SwaleRail Line)

A fun-packed day of activities and celebrations at Queenborough.

June 13 – 24

Maidstone Safety in Action 

Rail safety training for Year 6 pupils


“Bioblitz” at Halling Station

Help us find and identify as many species of plants, animals, microbes, fungi, and other organisms as possible.

July 26

Tonbridge Family Cycle Ride

Follow National Cycle Route towards Penshurst.

 September 24

10am to 4pm

Maidstone Cycle Fest – Jubilee Square – Maidstone

September 25


Annual Medway Valley Line Walk Line Walk – Snodland Station

October 28

Yalding Halloween Fun Day (half term)

November 20

Note new date.

WW1 – Ambulance Train – Commemorative Event – SwaleRail. Queenborough – Sittingbourne – Sheerness


Christmas Event – Maidstone West Station


Events 2015

Sunday 7 June

Family Cycle Ride from Sheerness on Sea Station at 10:15

Sunday 14 June 

Sittingbourne Steam logo headerPop-up Hub at Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light (Steam) Railway Community Day  – click image for more information



Tuesday 28 July

Family Geocaching at Ranscombe Farm Reserve, meet Cuxton station at 10am.


Saturday 12 September – Music Train – Coco & The Butterfields

Amazing Music Train with CoCo & the Butterfields” on the Medway Valley Line.         Coco_logo

Starts at Maidstone West Station (2:27pm train to Tonbridge) or you can join at any station.

For more information and to reserve your space, register here: Music Train Tickets

Saturday 17 October

Walk from Cuxton Station, Rail Trail ‘Coppice & Corncockle’ at 10am.


Thursday 19 November – 6:30am to 8:30am

“Commuter Breakfast” at Strood Station with the British Transport Police, bike lock exchange and bike security marking.


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