Author: Rob Dixon

  • Bus Stops near Ashley Down Station

    Bus Stops near Ashley Down Station

    Bristol Rail Campaign attended the full meeting of Bristol City Council in December 2023. We asked what plans they have to improve bus stops near Ashley Down Station. You may remember that last year we held an event to draw attention to poor interchange facilities, and apparent lack of planning. Muller Road The site of…

  • FoSBR now campaigns as Bristol Rail Campaign

    FoSBR now campaigns as Bristol Rail Campaign

    Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways (FoSBR) now campaign as Bristol Rail Campaign. Chair Rob Dixon explains why we’ve made this change.

  • Bus – Rail Interchange at Ashley Down Station

    Bus – Rail Interchange at Ashley Down Station

    FoSBR is concerned at a lack of interest in ensuring opportunities for bus – rail interchange at our local stations. This has come to a head with the new Ashley Down station.

  • Bus/rail interchanges – the campaign continues

    Bus/rail interchanges – the campaign continues

    Earlier in 2022 FoSBR held an event in Filton and Lawrence Hill as part of a campaign to draw attention to poor quality bus/rail interchanges. As a result of this we met with an officer from the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) in June. This was a useful meeting where we had the opportunity…

  • WECA mobility hub survey

    WECA mobility hub survey

    WECA are doing a mobility survey on how people travel in North Bristol and South Gloucestershire.  Please help us by responding by 6th March 2022!

  • Celebrating half-hourly service on Severn Beach Line!

    Celebrating half-hourly service on Severn Beach Line!

    To celebrate the new half-hourly service on the Severn Beach line we’d like to invite you to take a trip with us to Severn Beach on Sunday 12th December 2021. This is the first day of the new timetable and the first step towards half hourly services at most local stations. This timetable also sees…

  • A station for Lockleaze?

    A station for Lockleaze?

    Lockleaze residents have joined with FoSBR to campaign for a new train station at Constable Road. Join us on 31st July to show your support!

  • Rail Campaigning and Covid-19

    Rail Campaigning and Covid-19

    How should FoSBR position itself in these unprecedented times? FoSBR Chair Rob Dixon expresses the frustrations and opportunities faced by those involved in Rail Campaigning since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The FoSBR summer newsletter (103) is currently winging its way to our members. We are mindful that we have followers who are not…