Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways

Campaign Updates 2015

Visit to Newcourt Station FOSBR & friends visited new Newcourt station for inspiration - 14th November 2015





Freedom Pass Freedom of the Zone - A Journey
26th November 2015






Tina at Railfuture Conf Railfuture Bristol Conference
7th November 2015






Henbury Loop Call-in WEP Scrutiny on 8th September backed Henbury Loop above Spur but but WEP JTB on 16th September 2015 went for Spur decision with Loop 'Protection'




Farewell to Avonmouth building Avonmouth Station Building - A sad ending - August 2015






Box Tunnel, Bathampton Junction & Sydney Gardens A summary of the Box Tunnel, Bathampton Junction & Sydney Gardens Engineering Works in August 2015
(Thank you Mark Kinsey of Network Rail)





SRD & LWH connections Look carefully for your Stapleton Road and Lawrence Hill connections - Summer 2015





Summer Sunday celebration Celebration of 5th anniversary of hourly summer Sunday service to Severn Beach - 21st June 2015





Port of Bristol freehold sale Mayor "considers the decision" to sell Bristol Port freehold BCC Cabinet Meeting - Tues 16th June
Update: Mayor considered the decision, confirmed his intention to sell with immediate effect & then sacked Assistant Mayor who disagreed. See 'Press Articles'





Friend of Pilning Friend of Pilning Station - A Ceremony
13th June 2015





FOSBR Awards Ceremony FOSBR Award Ceremony 2015 - Redland station
Friday 15th May 2015

Video by Diana Taylor of David C Johnson's poetry performance at the event




If Exeter can do it? New Exeter railway station opening - 4th June 2015





Port of Bristol freehold sale Bristol City Council Extraordinary Meeting on sale of freehold to Bristol Port Company- HERE ARE THE FOSBR QUESTIONS THAT NEED TO BE ANSWERED
6pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015





South Bristol Hustings FOSBR Rail Hustings with Parliamentary Candidates from Bristol South
Tuesday 28th April 2015





Ashton Gate site (c)MB The Ashton Gate Station team have a successful campaign kick-off at Barons Close & website goes live
Saturday 25th April 2015





Proposed Transatlantic Slave Trade Memorial - Severn Beach
Site Visit 25th March 2015






Bristol Green Capital - Celebrate Public Transport Day
Pilning: Mad as a March Hare
21st March 2015





Questions to WEP JLB Questions to West of England Partnership Joint Leaders Board
13th March 2015
Includes latest info on Ashton Gate, Henbury Loop and Filton Bank stations

Avonmouth Port Map full size



At the 150th anniversary of the railway to Avonmouth, Kings Weston Action Group explore the links between Kings Weston & Avonmouth (scroll to end)
February 2015




Minutes of FOSBR AGM
Friday 23rd January 2015 7pm
Speakers on Invigorating Local Rail & MetroWest

Plus FOSBR 2014 Round-up!



SCRP Progress Report 2015 Severnside Community Rail Partnership - NEW Progress Report 2015
21st January 2015






FOSBR Statement to WEP FOSBR Statement to BCC Full Council
Tuesday 20th January 2015






SAVE AVONMOUTH STATION - FOSBR held a well-attended rally to protest against demolition
16th January 2015






FOSBR Questions to WEP SLB FOSBR Questions to West of England Partnership Strategic Leaders Board
9th January 2015

Link to LEP SLB website
Answers supplied by SLB


Jaunt to Weston FOSBR launch their European Green Capital programme with a visit to Weston-super-Mare on New Year's Day - 1st January 2015




Green Transport Events UPDATE: FOSBR's Proposals for Bristol Green Capital 2015 Transport Events
1st January 2015-31st December 2015