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  Arun Valley Rail Partnership - promoting Train Travel in the Arun Valley
AVRUA is an organisation which represents and campaigns for the interests of rail users in the Arun Valley
The Arun Valley Rail Partnership is a grouping of some 30 organisations and individuals - Parish and District Councils, local Community Partnerships, bus companies, Sustrans, South Downs Joint Committee, Arundel Festival and Gatwick Airport.
On the Arun Valley line, modern, air-conditioned trains can take you to the South Downs, the market towns of Arundel, Pulborough and Billingshurst, the employment and shopping centres of Horsham, Crawley and Chichester, the coastal resorts of Bognor Regis and Littlehampton, or to Gatwick Airport and London.
www.arunrail.com /index_files/Page266.htm   (299 words)

  Arundel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Arun, which was named after the town, runs through the western side of the town.
It became part of the Arun district, and now is a civil parish with a town council.
Rail: Arundel railway station is on the Arun Valley Line
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arundel   (386 words)

 South Western Main Line - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The South Western Main Line is the British railway line from London Waterloo to Weymouth on the Dorset coast.
The suburban portion of the line, as far as the junction for Alton, was electrified (750v DC third rail) by the London and South Western Railway and its successor, the Southern Railway, prior to World War II.
Alton Line   Ascot-Guildford Line   Bexleyheath Line   Caterham Line   Catford Loop   Chessington Branch   Dartford Loop   Eastleigh-Fareham Line   Eastleigh-Romsey Line   Greenwich Line   Hayes Line   Hounslow Loop   Mid-Kent Line   New Guildford Line   North Kent Line   Oxted Line   Sheerness Line   Slough-Windsor and Eton Line   South London Line   Staines-Windsor and Eton Line   Staines to Weybridge Line   Sutton Mole Valley Line   Tattenham Corner Line   Waterloo-Reading Line   West London Line
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Western_Main_Line   (470 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Ifield, Crawley
Ifield is in the west of the town and is bordered by Langley Green to the north east, West Green to the east across the ring road and Gossops Green Bewbush to the south across the Arun Valley railway line.
The station is part of the Arun Valley Line and was opened in 1907 as 'Ifield Halt'.
The Arun Valley Line is a branch of the Brighton Main Line, leaving the line just after Three Bridges.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ifield%2C-Crawley   (936 words)

 Sutton & Mole Valley Line   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Sutton and Mole Valley Line is the name given to the commuter services in south London and Surrey operated by Southern from London London Victoria to Horsham via Sutton and Dorking.
The line is electrified at 750 V DC third rail.
The line speed is 50 mph, except for 20 mph restrictions at Clapham Junction, Streatham Junction, Mitcham Junction, West Croydon, Sutton and Epsom; 30 mph restrictions at Dorking and the approach to London Victoria; and two 75 mph sections, between Box Hill and Westhumble and Dorking, and between Dorking and Holmwood.
en.askmore.net /Sutton_%26_Mole_Valley_Line.htm   (761 words)

 eKantipur.com - Nepal's No.1 News Portal
Arun III and Upper Tamakoshi are on eastern Nepal; Budi Gandaki is almost in central Nepal, whereas West Seti and Upper Karnali are on western Nepal.
Arun III is expected to promote trekking to Kanchanjangha and Makalu Barun conservation area.
Arun valley has tremendous natural diversity and it may be one of the famous tourist destinations.
www.kantipuronline.com /kolnews.php?&nid=90791   (1019 words)

 Mystic Valley Elder Services
Valley Lines - The Valley Lines is the commonly-known name for the network of local train services in South Wales from Cardiff.
Thames Valley Police - Thames Valley Police is one of the largest police services in England and the largest non-metropolitan one, covering 2200 sq mi (5,700 km²) and a population of 2.1 million.
Arun Valley Line - The Arun Valley Line is part of the Southern-operated British railway services.
edu.tmadata.com /Mystic-Valley-Elder-Services.html   (791 words)

 Horsham - One Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The town has one main railway station, Horsham railway station, on the main 'Arun valley' line from Chichester to Crawley, Gatwick and London Victoria.
There is also a station at Littlehaven in the north east of the town on the Crawley line.
Beyond the church is the River Arun and the town cricket field.
www.onelang.com /encyclopedia/index.php/Horsham   (492 words)

 Talk:Arun Valley Line - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The article as originally written falls into the trap set for many of these lines - namely that is a railway line in its own right.
It is not - as can be seen from the map I have now put as the External link - simply the name given by the Southern to describe the services on the route, which run from London to Portsmouth Harbour.
The section shown is just one part of the Arun Valley Line and as can be seen from the History I have now included, made up of distinct original parts.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Talk:Arun_Valley_Line   (181 words)

 Wealden Line: FAQs
In contrast, we want the closed lines to be restored as a modern part of the national rail network, served by frequent trains between London and the South Coast.
A "consultation document" issued by the Spa Valley Railway, an enthusiasts' group that operates preserved trains between Groombridge and Tunbridge Wells stated that the link between the site of the former West station and the Hastings line is "irrevocably severed".
Though we recognise that their members have put in a lot of work, unfortunately it seems unlikely that they will ever be in a position to provide a frequent public service as part of the national rail network.
home.clara.net /wealdenline/spages/FAQs.html   (1272 words)

 Arun Trek guidebook day 2 from Puiyan to Pangum
Start the Arun Valley Trek by leaving the popular Everest tourist trail and contour above the Dudh Kosi valley through country that sees little tourist traffic to Pangum.
At times the terrain can be frustrating, with the trail diverting into side valleys and being far from a direct line to Pangum, however it is interesting country to trek.
Towards the top of the Khari Khola valley bear left to reach Pangum (2850m) also known as Pangkongma or Pangum Gompa (although the correct pronounciation is something between these).
www.cia.com.au /ianj/Nepal/Arun/Trek/Arun-Trek-Day-2.shtml   (502 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Ford railway station
It is located on the West Coastway Line which runs between Brighton and Southampton.
Ford station is close to the junction from the West Coastway line to the Arun Valley Line and the the short branch to Littlehampton.
It is sometimes used as an interchange for those lines, however most passengers prefer to change at Barnham.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ford-railway-station   (653 words)

 Line Names
Most (though not all) named lines will tend to be rural and/or relatively lightly used routes, or used for local journeys rather than as part of a much longer journey.
Settle and Carlisle Line) or by the terminus (e.g.
Many cases are subjective (particularly examples such as "Northampton Line"), so certain favourites may not appear here, or some lines may be included that perhaps ought not.
deaves47.users.btopenworld.com /line_names.htm   (284 words)

 The Model Layout Plan
The point-work is however accurate in other respects apart from having to replace two points with a double slip off the loco run around bay and the crossover at the right hand end which has been added to aid operation on the model.
In 1938, when the line was electrified, the platforms were lengthened and the station lost many of its facilities.
So, I have exercised the usual modellers license and presumed that although the line was electrified, the Bognor Branch was not and goods traffic continued to have a high demand.
www.crislis.co.uk /nearly-arundel/model_layout_plan.htm   (384 words)

 Ribble Valley Line
The Ribble Valley Line is a railway line that runs from Blackburn to the small market town of Clitheroe in Lancashire.
The line was closed to passengers in 1962, but continued to be used used for diversions and for freight.
Dedicated to the re-instatement of the 3 mile former British Rail (BR) railroad branch line from the East Coast main line at Alnmouth to the County town of Alnwick, seat of the Duke of Northumberland.
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=Ribble_Valley_Line   (1606 words)

 Action in rural Sussex
Arun Valley line, although there is a possibility that other lines may be included in the future.
The Marshlink Line is the section of railway between Hastings and Ashford that crosses Walland and Romney Marsh, and passes through the Ancient Town of Rye.
The Arun Valley Line travels between the Southdowns and the market towns of Arundel, Pulborough and Billingshurst.
www.ruralsussex.org.uk /partnerships/transport/escrp.htm   (394 words)

 Arun District Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Office of National Statistics predicts that in 2001, Arun District had 27,700 residents in or seeking work; and that in 2011, the end of the Plan period, the figure will be 27,600.
The final line of the route, however, may differ from that shown on the Proposals Map.
Arun District Council has produced its own Biodiversity Action Plan, describing actions to be taken by many of the Council's departments concerning a range of habitats and species.
www.esrarundc.co.uk /HTML/Statement/general.html   (7773 words)

 Arun Trek guidebook day summary
The trek from Khumbu over the Salpa La to the Arun Valley starts on the main Everest tourist 'highway' in Solu Khumbu and diverts into more adventurous parts heading southeast through the eastern district of Sankhuwasabha, crossing three ranges and two major rivers to reach the Arun Valley.
The route follows the same ground, albeit in reverse as H.W. Tilman on his approach to the Khumbu Valley in the autumn of 1950.
You can finish the Arun Valley trek at the Tumlingtar Airstrip, or further south at the road-head near Hille.
www.yetizone.com /Nepal/Arun/Trek/Arun-Trek.shtml   (978 words)

 Furness Line - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Furness Line runs from Barrow-in-Furness to Ulverston and Grange-over-Sands, connecting with the West Coast Main Line at Carnforth.
The Cumbrian Coast Line runs north from Barrow to Whitehaven, Workington and Carlisle.
In addition, local services are operated by Northern Rail between Lancaster and Barrow, with some continuing to Sellafield or Carlisle via the Cumbrian Coast Line.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Furness_Line   (207 words)

 Chatham Main Line
The Chatham Main Line is the name of the service which runs from London Victoria to Dover Priory via the Medway Towns (of which Chatham is one, hence the name).
Arun Valley Line Brighton Main Line Chatham Main Line East Coastway Hastings Line
Alton Line Bexleyheath Line Caterham Line Catford Loop Line Dartford Loop Eastleigh-Fareham Line
www.ufaqs.com /wiki/en/ch/Chatham%20Main%20Line.htm   (156 words)

 Barun Valley and Makalu Advance Base Camp
The route initially follows the course of the mighty Arun River through small settlements of thatch-roofed, wickerwork houses surrounded by rice paddies and fields of tall sugar cane and maize.
A precipitous 2000ft descent to an airy suspension bridge across the raging waters of the Arun River, confined in a rocky defile, was followed by an equally steep re-ascent to the village of Sedua - an all-day journey but only a short distance on the map.
Bounding the glaciated valley to the south arose the ice-hung aretes of Peak 6 (Mt.Tutse) and Peak 4 while to the north were the pointed summits of Peaks 3 and 5.
www.caingram.info /Articles/makalu.htm   (1107 words)

 Magnificent Travels & Tours - Helambhu Gosainkunda Treks.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Langtang valley is aptly called " the valley of glaciers".
The valley offers pine forest, slow moving rivers and swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow-capped peaks, grassy downs and meadows strewn with daisies and wild primulas.
In the upper part of the valley there are snow bridges spanning angry torrents, high passes enveloped in mist, tiny lakes with icebergs floating on them and water of crystalline brightness.
www.magnificenttravels.com /helambu_gosaikunda.htm   (379 words)

 Sussex Main Lines - 2 Worthing to Ford
Goring was an original station on the line but whether the present building dates from 1846 is doubtful as it is not built of flint with brick quoins.
The next station westward is Ford which opened in 1846 as Arundel, being renamed Ford for Littiehampton when the Littlehampton branch and the Arun valley line from Pulborough to Ford were opened in 1863.
On January 1st 1887 a new alignment was opened to allow through running to Littlehampton from both the Arun Valley Line and Brighton eliminating the need to change at Ford.
www.snowing.co.uk /sias/articles/main_worthing_to_ford.htm   (1086 words)

 Dams and Development Project
With more than 40% of the population below the poverty line, Nepal's economy is highly dependent on agriculture, the primary occupation of some 85% its population.
It also failed to address the uncertainty in importing the fuel through third country.so far the people of the area are concerned, they are still fighting for the revival of the Project.
Even today the people of the Arun valley are campaigning for the project.
www.unep.org /dams/documents/default.asp?documentid=502   (1223 words)

 Three Amigos Treks - Treks
Surrounded by some of the highest mountain on earth and bisected by equally deep valleys, the Annapurna region in western Nepal is a land of extremes.
ARUN VALLEY TO EVEREST - Strenuous - Oct./Dec Mar/Apr.
We follow the Arun valley north for four days and then turn west over Salpa Bhanjyang (3350m) and Surkie La (3085m) to reach the Dudh Kosi valley.
www.visitnepal.com /3amigos/treks.htm   (2152 words)

 Arun Valley Rail Users Association
is the independent rail passenger watchdog for Southern Railway's services on the Arun Valley line between Three Bridges and Chichester.
Current campaigns are Brighton Main Line RUS, better punctuality, improved compensation for delays and more parking spaces at stations.
The Arun Valley line runs through the scenic Sussex Weald alongside the River Arun down to the Sussex coast.
www.avrua.org.uk   (409 words)

images, sounds, movies and flashbacks from South Asia and the Indus Valley, before 1947.
Harappa - images from the Indus Valley and sounds, movies and flashbacks from pre-1947 South Asia.
The Greater Common Good - a widely-reprinted article by Arundhati Roy on the Narmada Valley.
www.ektaonline.org /resources   (406 words)

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