• Interchange between buses and trains
    FoSBR staged an event on Saturday April 2nd to draw attention to the poor nature of interchange between buses and trains, and looked at what should be done to improve this. Campaigners came armed with maps, signs, information about routes and a homemade “display screen” of bus and train timetables for the bus stops and […]
  • Interchange between buses and trains
    FoSBR staged an event on Saturday April 2nd to draw attention to the poor nature of interchange between buses and trains, and looked at what should be done to improve this. Campaigners came armed with […]
  • Brabazon development
    YTL, developers of the new Arena in North Filton, have big plans for the Brabazon development. A new train station will play a critical role.
  • Lockleaze – development and transport
    On Wednesday 16th March Bristol Civic Society arranged a study tour with the Lockleaze Neighbourhood Trust to look at the significant new housing development taking place in Lockleaze. FoSBR joined to be better informed of […]
  • Cross-city trains
    Since December 2021 Bristol has had a cross-city train service, with regular trains linking Severn Beach, Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare. Graham Ellis recently joined friends from FoSBR  to learn how this was working. Bristol’s local […]
  • Window Seater audio travel guides
    Start-up tech company Window Seater launched a new series of immersive audio travel guides on 17th February 2022 to connect rail passengers with the world outside their train window. These travel guides are the result […]
  • WECA mobility hub survey
    WECA are doing a mobility survey on how people travel in North Bristol and South Gloucestershire.  Please help us by responding by 6th March 2022!
  • FoSBR AGM 2022: Report
    The Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways (FoSBR) Annual General Meeting was held via Zoom on 28th Jan 2022. This is a brief report.
  • Progress at Portway Park and Ride station
    Construction work by Bristol City Council and Network Rail at the Portway Park and Ride station site is finally underway. The £4.2 million station, part of the West of England Combined Authority’s wider MetroWest plans, […]
  • SevernNet Transport Charter
    SevernNet is a not-for-profit enterprise that represents businesses and the community across the Royal Portbury Dock, Avonmouth, Severnside and Western Approach area (PAS). The PAS area is covered by 3 local authorities, Bristol City Council, […]