Category: Events

  • Bristol Rail Campaign (FoSBR) AGM 2024: Report

    Bristol Rail Campaign (FoSBR) AGM 2024: Report

    Bristol Rail Campaign (FoSBR) held its Annual General Meeting at Redland Quaker Meeting House on Friday, 8th March 2024. This is a brief report. We will make the formal minutes of the AGM available shortly. Chair’s welcome Unfortunately Rob was not in the room due to being stricken with flu but he was able to…

  • FoSBR AGM 2024

    FoSBR AGM 2024

    FoSBR Bristol Rail Campaign will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Friday, 8th March 2024. The venue for this year’s AGM is: Redland Quaker Meeting House, 126 Hampton Road, Bristol, BS6 6JE. The AGM will start at 7.15pm and end at 9.15pm. The hall will be open from 7.00pm.  We will be discussing why we now campaign as…

  • FoSBR AGM 2023

    FoSBR AGM 2023

    Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways (FoSBR) will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Friday, 24th March 2023. This year we will be holding the AGM ‘in person’ for the first time since 2020. The venue for this year’s AGM is the Alma Church Hall, 29 Alma Road, BS8 2ES, near Clifton Down station. The…

  • Remembering Julie Boston: 2

    Remembering Julie Boston: 2

    On Friday 9th December Bristol Amblers invited FoSBR members on a walk to celebrate Julie Boston who passed away in October.  Julie was an enthusiastic ambler, and a founder member of FoSBR. The trip was scheduled to combine a train ride to Severn Beach, with a walk around Severn Beach.  These elements happened, but with…

  • FoSBR event to show support for Portishead rail re-opening

    FoSBR event to show support for Portishead rail re-opening

    Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways (FoSBR) are planning an event on Saturday June 18th at 11.15am to show support for Portishead rail re-opening. We’ll meet in Pill, on the green space between Underbanks and Watch House Road. Please come along and show your support. FoSBR are very concerned about the latest twists and turns in the…

  • Cross-city trains

    Cross-city trains

    Since December 2021 Bristol has had a cross-city train service, with regular trains linking Severn Beach, Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare. Graham Ellis recently joined friends from FoSBR  to learn how this was working. Bristol’s local railway services now link across the city – through services across Temple Meads station.  What an excellent idea – whilst…

  • FoSBR AGM 2022

    FoSBR AGM 2022

    Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways (FoSBR) will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Friday, 28th January 2022. Because of the continuing uncertainties around Covid-19, we have again decided to hold this as a Zoom meeting. The meeting will start at 7.30pm and end at approximately 9.30pm. Members may renew their subscriptions online: £10 for…

  • 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…

  • Severn Beach Craft Fayre and Family Fun Day

    Severn Beach Craft Fayre and Family Fun Day

    FoSBR provided a stall at the Severn Beach Craft Fayre and Family Fun Day on 4th September. It generated a lot of interest!

  • 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!