The ABFLY mission

The mission of the Abbey Flyer Users’ Group (a.k.a ‘ABFLY’) is to represent users and potential users of the Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey branch line, to fight for the long-term future of the line and campaign for further investment.

 

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Our Aims and Campaigns

Our ‘top level’ aims are to:

  • UPHOLD QUALITY: Watch for, and challenge, any lowering of standards.
  • IMPROVE THE SERVICE: Enhance the overall ‘product’, thus benefiting existing users as well as attracting new custom, encouraging people to switch from road to rail.
  • BUILD-IN SUSTAINABILITY: To put the line on a more sustainable footing, both operationally and environmentally, thus ensuring its long term prosperity and ‘value for money’ as a public transport facility.

 

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Latest news

  • Passing loop study fully funded!!

    Passing loop study fully funded!!

    It has been a very busy few weeks while we have been working hard to get people to pledge to our Crowd Funding but we have succeeded in reaching the goal.  Thank you to everyone …
  • Passing loop options

    Passing loop options

    One of the reasons that we are championing our SpaceHive campaign is because we want to show that there are multiple options for the passing loop, each with different cost and operational implications. What are …
  • New Bollards at Park Street Station

    New Bollards at Park Street Station

    To help people access the path at Park Street Station there are new bollards so cars can’t block the path.  This should mean that it is easier for people but still leaving space for cars …
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Our work needs the continuing support of local rail travellers. Our influence with the train operating companies and with politicians depends not only on the quality of our interventions but also on the size of our membership.

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