In the Press

Links to external websites about the Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Rail User Group.

Rail East June 2019: Children Learn how Station Level Crossings Work – page 5, and Community Rail Partnership Makes a Difference! – page 8

South Cambs Magazine Summer 2018: Community Rail Partnership on-track – page 37

Royston Crow 23rd May 2018: Chaos for Royston and South Cambs commuters as new timetable is rolled out

Royston Crow 9th November 2017: Praise for platform extensions at Shepreth and Foxton but rail bosses say Meldreth work not needed

Cambridge News 27th September 2017: New air-conditioned trains to run between London, Peterborough and Cambridge this autumn

Royston Crow 26th September 2017: Bus and rail action groups set for Meldreth meetings to update community on South Cambs issues

Royston Crow 2nd March 2017: ‘It’s good to know we have been heard’ – End of the line for Network Rail’s pedestrian gate closure plans at Foxton

Cambridge News 25th July 2017: MP’s call for constituents to make noise over plans to scrap fast train services to London

Cambridge News 9th February 2017: Meldreth rail users frustrated by faulty ticket machines and absent staff

Cambridge News 14th November 2016: Calls for a bridge or underpass at ‘ever increasing obstruction’ of Foxton level crossing

Royston Crow 23 December 2016: Platform extensions at Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton stations will take six months – Network Rail

Royston Crow 29th September 2016: ‘It would have a profound impact on everyone’ – Protest against closure of pedestrian gate at Foxton level crossing

Royston Crow 2nd October 2014: Shepreth level crossing branded dangerous by campaigners set for upgrade

Royston Crow 27th March 2014: Changes to Shepreth level crossing to stop pedestrians putting lives at risk

Cambridge TV: Rail Crossings
“Protestors have criticised Network Rail’s plans for level crossings in the county as it begins its second round of public consultation.”

Royston Crow 9th January 2014: Campaign launched in bid to help disabled train passengers ‘stranded’ in Cambridgeshire

Royston Crow 8th October 2013: Station gardens get spruced up

Royston Crow 28th March 2013: Bridge or underpass could solve problems at level crossing

Royston Crow 7th February 2013: Fears over level crossing gate safety

ITV News 8th October 2012: Level Crossing Safety (Foxton crossing at 02:00)

BBC 15th August 2012: Rapper Professor Green fronts rail crossing campaign (including interview with Dave Ward, and clip of Foxton at 01:35)

ITV 15th August 2012: Rap Star Professor Green promotes rail safety (including interview with Dave Ward)

Royston Crow 31st July 2012: Safety boost for danger crossing

Meldreth Matters June 2012: David Piggott – Our Amazing Station Master

ITV News 15th June 2012: Network Rail agree to look how to improve crossing
Report about the result of the meeting between Dave Ward and Cambridge County Council on Thursday 14th June 2012

BBC News 23rd May 2012: Network Rail Foxton level crossing ‘fix’ promised by July

BBC News 22nd May 2012: Villagers campaign for better crossing safety

BBC News 12th April 2012: Mother’s level crossing safety fight
Report about Elsenham

Melbourn Village College BBC Schools video report about Foxton Level Crossing:

Royston Crow 23rd March 2012: Railway level crossings endangering lives

BBC 19th Sept 2012: Notorious Cambridgeshire crossing upgrade plan

Meldreth History 9th July 2011: Meldreth Station 160th Birthday Celebrations

Railfuture 15th June 2011: Blooming Support

Meldreth History 21st March 2011: Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Rail User Group: campaigning on local rail issues