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Kent

KENT DIVISION

An integral part of Railfuture's London and South East regional branch, our Kent Division holds four meetings a year.

Area

Our area covers Kent and south east London.

Within Kent Division's area there are six Rail User Groups affiliated to Railfuture:
The local Community Rail Partnerships in our area are the Kent CRP (see also SE-KCRP, Southeastern have invested £120k in Kent CRP) and parts of the Sussex CRP

Meetings

The Division usually meets quarterly on the third Saturday afternoon, in a different venue around Kent.

The next Kent division meeting will be on Saturday 19 May 2018 from 14.00.
 
All are welcome - members, non-members, Rail User Groups and other Rail Industry partners (it would be useful if you notified joint conveners Chris or Ian if you are planning to attend, but it is not mandatory). If you have any specific Kent issues you would like to discuss now or at future meetings, let us know via 'Contact' below. There is a lot going on in the Kent Route Area - forthcoming Integrated Kent/South Eastern franchise renewal from DfT, Kent Area Route Study from Network Rail - and we want Railfuture involved and influencing OUR railway.

Division Convener is Chris Fribbins - see 'Contact' below.

Activities

As part of the London & South East Branch of Railfuture, the Kent Division has contributed to numerous consultations including Local Transport Plans, Local Development Frameworks, Multi-modal studies, Route Utilisation Strategies, DfT franchise proposals, and proposed timetable changes.

View Convener's presentation to Division meeting in Maidstone on Saturday 17 February 2018.

Stay up-to-date with all Railfuture and other events and key dates here.

Catch up with other London & South East rail development campaigning news in the regional branch newsletter railse here.



Take Part

We campaign for sustainable growth in market share for rail transport. Therefore we support initiatives which will improve the attraction of rail and create a successful, financially secure rail industry: sufficient capacity, efficient customer service, simpler fares, improved connectivity, faster schedules, network enhancements and improved competitiveness with other modes of transport. If you share these ideals please contact us. We welcome new members, and people to share practical ideas and to help put plans into action.

Contact

Email: chris.fribbins at railfuture.org.uk

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