Railfuture East Anglia have carried out an audit of Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton stations to enable the Meldreth Shepreth Foxton Community Rail Partnership to have a clearer understanding of: how the stations cope with existing traffic levels how the stations may cope with considerably more traffic in the future how more users can be attracted to the
Please join us at Meldreth Station on 23rd March, 2pm, for a garden tidy up. We will have tea and biscuits and lots of gardening tools, but do bring your gardening gloves, and a pair of secateurs.
Rail passengers at Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton can now use Great Northern’s new smartcard ticketing technology ‘the key’ for season ticket journeys to and from London and stations in between. We have now been able to spread its availability this further north, beyond Royston, which was the previous limit of the scheme, to Foxton station.
We’re expecting a big crowd at Meldreth Station this Saturday (12th December 2015) 11am for the retirement of our legendary Station Master, David Piggott. David was a Mastermind contestant in his day alongside working for all the train companies that have come and gone: Govia Thameslink Railway now, and previously, First Capital Connect, WAGN, etc. He
The next meeting of the Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Rail User Group will be on Wednesday 2nd December 2015 starting at 7pm for 7:30pm in Elin Way Community Room, Meldreth. The full agenda can be downloaded here (PDF Download) Meldreth, Sherpeth and Foxton Rail User Group 2 December 2015, 7 for 7:30-9:00 Sheltered Housing Community
Summer planting around Meldreth Station.
Following on from the news that Network Rail was unable for now to fund the progression of the feasibility study to close Foxton Level Crossing, I’ve met up with Network Rail and Cambridgeshire County Council, because the problem of pedestrian safety and faulty gates persists. Both parties have agreed to the suggestion that we should
As a change to the usual Rail User Group topics, here is some news from the B17 Steam Locomotive Trust whose objective is build and operate a B17 Steam Locomotive on both heritage and national railways. They are looking for individuals who have the necessary skills and interests to help them realise their objectives, and as a charitable trust
Read more about the campaign at http://meldrethsheprethfoxtonrail.org.uk/accessibility/ Residents local to Meldreth Station will be gathering on Wednesday 8 January, 11AM, to support the Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Rail User Group’s campaign for better station access. While Meldreth is a healthy and important rural station, the rail user group believes that many people are missing out on