Our latest news from ABFLY...

2502, 2018

Newsletter changes

February 25th, 2018|

In our latest paper newsletter we announced that it would likely be the last printed edition. This does not mean that we don’t have lots of news that we want to keep you up to date on, things are changing faster than ever. Instead of the paper newsletter we will start to send you more […]

2302, 2018

St Albans local plan consultation

February 23rd, 2018|

As part of the recent St Albans planning consultation we have provided three points for them to consider (thanks to one of our members for highlighting a confusion over our initial wording which we have clarified in this second version).

The Local Plan should concentrate new housing developments in sustainable locations close to rail links […]

2801, 2018

Department for Transport : Community Rail Consultation our response

January 28th, 2018|

The Department for Transport (DfT) have recently conducted a consultation about Community Rail.  We have been in contact with the DfT to give them our thoughts on how Community Rail could be improved – the questions from the DfT and our responses we share with you in this post.

What role can community rail play in […]

1601, 2018

Hertfordshire’s Local Transport Plan (LTP4)

January 16th, 2018|

A copy of Hertfordshire’s Local Transport Plan has been published on the Hertfordshire County Council website, the consultation is open for one more week until 23rd January.  Here are our thoughts on the plan and we encourage you to complete the consultation on the councils website so that the voice of the users of the […]

1401, 2018

The results of our 2017 survey

January 14th, 2018|

The Abbey Flyers Users’ Group has completed a survey to show just how important the line is for its community. We want to thank everyone who took part in it and shared their thoughts and inspiring stories.

The Abbey Line is hugely valuable to my family as I am unable to drive and it enables us […]

2812, 2017

Abbey Flyer Users’ Group survey 2017

December 28th, 2017|

We are here to represent the views of the users of the Abbey Flyer rail line. If you are a user of the line, either regular or not, or even a potential user we want to hear from you. Please complete our survey and let us know what is important for us to […]

312, 2017

Passing loop study fully funded!!

December 3rd, 2017|

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 who pledged, we really could not have done it without you!!

We will get the funds in the new year and […]

1511, 2017

Passing loop options

November 15th, 2017|

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 the options we are talking about?
Platform on the loop

The main advantage of the platform on the loop is that both trains would […]