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Camberley campaign seeks 50 minute rail link

Our objective is to be able to travel from Camberley to Waterloo in 50 minutes through a direct rail link between Camberley and Woking. Camberley gets a bad deal as it currently takes around 75 minutes compared to 48 minutes from Aldershot, The short term objective is to speed up the travel time from Camberley to Waterloo by bringing in more direct trains from Camberley and reducing the connection times at Ascot and Ash Vale. If you are interested contact us click here


Objective: To  improve Camberley’s rail service

The current South Western rail franchise finishes in June 2017. The Dept. For Transport (DfT)  has issued their Invitation to Tender (ITT) for the new SW Trains Franchise which will commence in June 2017. To access the ITT and associated documents  click here

How can you help the rail campaign? Some suggestions:

  1. Contact South West Trains click here
  2. If you live in Surrey Heath write to your MP click here
  3. Write to the SCC councillor for Transport click here
  4. Join the Society click here

The proposed Surrey Heath Community Rail Partnership is on hold whilst we hold further discussions with SW Trains on short term improvements.


For the benefits of a faster train service click here

to see The Camberley Rail Assessment Report produced by Arup consultants for SCC & SHBC. Click here See our comments in our 50 minute rail campaign news update

Take a look at the 50 Minute Rail Campaign News Update 20th July 2016 which sets out where things stand on both the short and longer term solutions. Click here