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Exclusive train trip on Saturday 13 May to mark 10th anniversary Three Rivers Comunity Rail Partnership


We are delighted to announce that on Saturday 13 May 2017 we will be running the Fawley Forester Rail Tour.

We are celebrating the 10th anniversary since the inception of the Three Rivers Comunity Rail Partnership and running the shuttles between Southampton and Fawley, to promote the possible re-opening of the railway to passengers.

The re-opening is planned to run passenger rail service from Southampton Central to Hythe and eventually through to the redeveloped Power Station at Fawley, known as Fawley Waterside.

The departure times are as follows:

Eastleigh depart 10.26am
Southampton Central (trip 1) depart 10.54am
Southampton Central (trip 2) depart 13.04pm
Southampton Central (trip 3) depart 15.15pm
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More Breeze bike rides from Chandler's Ford Station

They are all on Thursdays, at 9.30am, from Chandler's Ford station. The dates and links are below: 18 May – Ridge Adventure – 12 miles Steady22 June – Chandler's Ford Tour – 7 miles Easy27 July - Chandler’s Ford visit to Southampton Common - 13 miles Steady 17 August – Day trip to New Forest – 30 miles Steady/Challenging
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Young Archaeologists' Club use Romsey Station to recreate World War Two life

Recently children dressed in world war 2 clothes were spotted around Romsey Station reenacting various scenes from the war including: aircraft recognition, selection of evacuees, singing songs, making rugs, rationing and air raid warnings.The Young Archaeologists' Club really brought everyday wartime to life, to the delight of present day passengers. As well as being a great deal fun, this was a thoroughly
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Meet the Author

Nigel Bray will be present at Romsey Signal Box on 7 May 2017 between 1200 and 1600 to sign copies of his new book about the Eastleigh to Romsey and Salisbury railway. Price £17.95 with 120 pages of information, history, 160 photographs, maps and diagrams.
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Fawley branch line excursion date announced

As part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Three Rivers Community Rail Partnership we are sponsoring a special rail excursion along the Waterside railway on Saturday 13 May 2017. Not only will it mark our landmark anniversary but it will help to promote the proposed reopening of the line to passengers arising from new developments in the area. This has been a long held aspiration by many and is gaining widespread support.
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Free bus link from Romsey to Stockbridge

We are delighted to announce details of this year’s free Summer Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday rail bus link whicht the Three Rivers Community Rail Partnership will be funding between Romsey and Stockbridge.As usual the service, operated by Test Valley Community Transport Services, links up with the trains at Romsey and Mottisfont and Dunbridge Stations to allow access to the wonderful tourist
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Swaythling Nature Walks - Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 April

Starting from Swaythling Railway Station at 1100 each day, the route takes walkers past St Marys Church, along the Monks Brook and up onto the Meadow close to Junction 5 of the M27. Guided by local nature expert Bob, visitors are invited to enjoy these free tours to discover current flowers and plants in this wonderfully secluded area as well as any animals that may be around. An insight into the area's history is also provided, which will be of interest to many.
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Next work session on the Woolston Station Signal Box garden

Just a quick reminder to say that the next morning work session on the Woolston Station Signal Box garden is this Thursday 13 April between 09.30am and 12.30pm.

Please bring suitable footwear, clothing and equipment for some light gardening work and to further improve this developing garden.
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Eastleigh Mens Sheds Open Day - Sunday 14 May 1000 - 1500

There is a Eastleigh Mens Sheds Open Day on Sunday 14 May, between 10.00 - 15.00 at 108 Hamble Ln, Hamble-le-Rice, Southampton SO31 4HU.Phone: 07547 918966var idcomments_acct = '591d07a310dc0208114628108d606323';var idcomments_post_id;var idcomments_post_url;
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Spring flowers from Three Rivers CRP Stations

Some other spring photos from around the Three Rivers CRP stationsSorry about a couple of fuzzy photos as they were taken at speed from the passing train! Stations include Sholing and Netley!Well done to all our volunteers who help to make our stations look so much better.Enjoy.var idcomments_acct = '591d07a310dc0208114628108d606323';var idcomments_post_id;var idcomments_post_url;
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