Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways
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#MetroMayor hustingsHustings season has begun, here is our open letter to #MetroMayor candidates - 3rd April 2017




Winterstoke Road level crossingFOSBR response to MetroWest Phase 1 cost escalations - 9th March 2017






Bristol DockerBristol Docker excursion train travels the Henbury Loop and Portishead freight lines - 4th March 2017




Friends of Parson StreetNew group Friends of Parson Street Railway Station formed to improve facilities and services - January 2017




SCRP Progress Report Severnside Community Rail Partnership Progress Report: February 2017 - SCRP raised funds to substantially enhance Severn Beach station in 2016




FOSBR AGM The FOSBR AGM was a well atttended and lively meeting: 20th January 2017






Pilning footbridge (remains of) Pilning footbridge has now been demolished, reaction here.... 6th November 2016






The M32 junction comes in for particular criticism 11 ways to save MetroBus (or at least stop it being a total disaster) - These are interesting ideas from our colleagues at TfGB - 3rd September 2016




MetroWest Phase 3 The FOSBR detailed proposal for Enhanced MetroWest (as distributed to MetroMayoral candidates) - 3rd April 2017




Stapleton Road Viaduct Replacement Stapleton Road Viaduct Replacement - Demolition and reconstruction from February 2017 until October 2018




Electrification delay Portishead funding gap should be met as compensation for electrification delay - 8th February 2017




Pilning footbridge Pilning footbridge footnote: Network Rail saved £658,000 by not replacing the bridge but it will now cost the taxpayer over £5,000,000 to replace it via the GRIP process - 29th January 2017


Bristol East Junction January Newsletter includes updates on electrification, four-tracking and Bristol East junction - Issue 93 - January 2017




WEP Joint Transport Study WEP ran a consultation to seek comments on the Joint Spatial Plan and Joint Transport Study which seek to define a development framework for the West of England to 2036
FOSBR response here- 19th December 2016



Farewell to Keira Farewell to Keira and her Coffee Trike at Redland station - 25th November 2016