Rail to Trail Initiative

Rail to Trail

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If you are a Trust member, you’re concerned about the environment. You’d probably also like to reduce your carbon footprint.

Latest news - launch event

We’re launching Rail to Trail on 28 March 2020 with a walk linking four stations on the North Downs line – book now.

Our latest initiative is on the right track

We’ve got together with our local train service to show how easy it is to get more - more out of your Blackwater Valley by using the train, and more out of the train service by seeing the Valley. It’s a win-win!

Rail to Trail ticks a lot of boxes - it:

  • encourages use of the train rather than the car, reducing carbon footprints
  • helps residents and visitors who are walkers to enjoy parts of the Valley they might not have considered
  • makes train users think about walking in the Valley
  • has a direct impact on health, fitness and wellbeing.
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Because the North Downs rail line closely follows the course of the River Blackwater and the Valley Path, Rail to Trail shows how easy it is to use the stations to open up parts of our scenic Valley you would normally only reach by car.

Some experts think that the best conditions for clear thinking involve train travel, walking, countryside, and water. The Blackwater Valley has the lot!

Our partners in Rail to Trail

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Project news

Festival first – a new initiative

September 26, 2019
It's easy to explore the 23 mile wildlife corridor of our Valley by train
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