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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 […]

811, 2017

New Bollards at Park Street Station

November 8th, 2017|

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 to park.

2810, 2017

Victory for ABFLY as Bus Rapid Transit option is defeated

October 28th, 2017|

Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) have finally agreed to drop the idea of converting the Abbey Line into a guided busway following strenuous campaigning by ABFLY which saw over 500 people writing to the County Council in protest against the idea.

The County’s latest Local Transport Plan, upon which consultation starts in November, will include the following […]