Tag: Bristol to Westbury

  • Bristol Rail Regeneration – Summer 2021

    Bristol Rail Regeneration – Summer 2021

    Most FoSBR members will know that the Bristol Rail Regeneration project gets into full swing this summer. During the eight week period from Saturday 10 July to Friday 3 September, Network Rail will replace Bristol East Junction with a new more flexible layout. This will pave the way for MetroWest suburban services, and make it…

  • A train every 15 minutes

    A train every 15 minutes

    FoSBR sees MetroWest as the core of an integrated transport network for the Bristol and Bath region. This requires a train every 15 minutes.

  • 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.

  • MetroWest plans extended to Gloucester and Westbury

    MetroWest plans extended to Gloucester and Westbury

    The West of England Combined Authority (WECA) has announced plans to extend the scope of MetroWest. In the north, trains will terminate at Gloucester instead of Yate, and in the east trains from Severn Beach and Avonmouth will continue beyond Bath to Westbury. Proposals to extend MetroWest to Gloucester and Westbury have been on the…