Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways

Campaign updates 2018

2018

Xmas 2018 Engineering works around Patchway and Severn tunnels this Xmas - for full details check www.nationalrail.co.uk/christmas





M2 MetroBus M2 launch: taking in the sights - September 2018






Timetable delay Mark Hopwood, MD of GWR, confirms that faster journeys and frequency improvements for the IET service to London are delayed until the May 2019 timetable change - 12th July 2018 NOTE: since this letter the date slipped again until December 2019




SBL Severn Beach Line - we are working with GWR and other stakeholders to try and resolve ongoing delays and cancellations - June 2018





Electrification From Saturday 16th June until Saturday 7th July the line will be closed between Patchway Tunnel and the Severn Tunnel for electrification - be sure to check your journey ahead of travel - www.networkrail.co.uk/summer-tunnels





NR timelapse Great timelapse video from Network Rail tracking Stapleton Road viaduct replacement - up to July 2018






Portishead Portishead Line funding issues: buffer or wrinkle - 5th June 2018 Updated 6th June: letter emerges from Grayling to Fox






M3 MetroBus M3 launch: how popular will it be? - May 2018






WalkFest For Bristol's May WalkFest, Julie is leading a walk from Sea Mills station to Shirehampton station: all welcome - Friday 25th May 2018 - 18.47 from Bristol Temple Meads, meet at Sea Mills 19.15, 22.23 return from Shirehampton




BGCP Tina Biggs of FOSBR elected as Bristol Green Capital Partnership director - 17th April 2018






Brunel Museum In anticipation of the new "Being Brunel" museum at SS Great Britain, what did IK Brunel do before coming to Bristol? - 2nd February 2018