Tag: Bristol Parkway

  • WECA Strategic Rail Investment Plan

    WECA Strategic Rail Investment Plan

    WECA approved their 10 year delivery plan for Strategic Rail Investment at a meeting on 4th December 2020.

  • Decarbonising rail in Bristol

    Decarbonising rail in Bristol

    In 2016 the electrification of the Great Western Mail Line (GWML) from Bath to Bristol and from Bristol Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads was deferred due to cost over-runs. But government policy calls for the decarbonising of rail. What does this mean for us in Bristol? In January the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) released…

  • Rail passenger numbers: a mixed picture

    Rail passenger numbers: a mixed picture

    The latest official rail passenger numbers from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) of show a mixed picture in the Bristol area, after a year of change. The ORR station usage estimates were released on 14th January 2020. FoSBR have graphed the latest local statistics on our page here. Across the UK, there has…