Tag: Henbury Line

  • Four tracks from Bristol Parkway to Yate?

    Four tracks from Bristol Parkway to Yate?

    Network Rail say four tracks are needed between Bristol Parkway and Westerleigh Junction, Yate, to allow for planned service improvements.

  • 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!

  • May 2021 Elections – Bristol and WECA

    May 2021 Elections – Bristol and WECA

    The May 2021 elections have changed the political landscape of the Greater Bristol area. What does this mean for sustainable transport?

  • Ashley Down station tour

    Ashley Down station tour

    FoSBR were given a tour of Ashley Down train station by Bristol City Council’s Transport Engagement Team. These pictures show what’s planned!

  • Ashley Down Station

    Ashley Down Station

    Bristol City Council would like to hear people’s views about the proposed access arrangements for Ashley Down train station. This station is due to be reopened as part of MetroWest Phase 2 in 2023. The new station is located on the site of the previous Ashley Hill Station. The station will be used by the…

  • Portway Parkway: costs rise

    Portway Parkway: costs rise

    Development work by Network Rail has seen the overall cost of the new station at Portway Park & Ride/Parkway rise to between £3.4 million and £3.6 million, a report to the city council’s cabinet has revealed. Previously, the station and associated rail infrastructure were budgeted at £2.23 million and the funding for this has already…

  • Brabazon Arena – planning application submitted

    Brabazon Arena – planning application submitted

    YTL has revealed details of the ambitious plans for YTL Arena Bristol in a planning application to transform the Brabazon hangars at Filton into a state-of-the-art venue. An impressive “Wembley Way”-style walkway will take visitors into the Arena.  Concert-goers will walk up 36 “Brabazon Steps” and along the 75 metre-long bridge over the railway line…

  • JLTP4 – our response

    JLTP4 – our response

    FoSBR has made a detailed response to the Draft Joint Local transport Plan 4 (JLTP4). We are pleased to support the objectives at Section 3 of JLTP4 to: Support sustainable and inclusive economic growth Enable equality and improve accessibility Address poor air quality and take action against climate change Contribute to better health, wellbeing, safety…

  • Henbury station location

    Henbury station location

    In September 2015 the WECA  Joint Transport Board confirmed the decision to progress with the Henbury Spur as part of MetroWest Phase 2 – but with the recommendation that the Henbury station be designed to permit conversion for a loop service if so required at a future date. Two options In November 2015, two options…