The Annual General Meeting of the Coastliners Rail User Group will take place on Thursday 27 February 2020 at 7.15pm in the Reading Room of The Athenaeum Club, Church Street, Hartlepool. In addition to the formal business there is much of railway interest in the pipeline for us to discuss, and Ray Brewis from Durham County Council will give us an update on the new station being built at Horden. All are welcome to join in the discussion
We will be welcome to use the bar until it closes soon after 10.30pm.
The next general meeting is scheduled for Thursday 19th March and will be addressed by Sean English, Chief Operating Officer of Grand Central Railway
The new Grand Central sponsored passenger lounge at Hartlepool station will be open from tomorrow. It will be available to all travellers whenever the station is staffed and includes phone charging points and USB connections.
The construction of the new station in Horden is well underway with the council already completing the car park phase. The final construction phase comprising of the platforms and overbridge will be commencing in January.
There is to be a community information event scheduled for Tuesday 17 December from 3.00pm to 7.00pm designed to enable interested parties to question representatives of Storey Construction who are building the platforms and Northern trains who will be operating train services and managing the station. Members of the Durham Council’s team leading on the project and Network Rail will also be in attendance.
The event takes place at Horden Social Welfare Centre, Seventh Street, Horden , SR8 4LX. Everyone is welcome to attend.