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Journey by Journey => London to South Wales => Topic started by: bradshaw on April 01, 2020, 07:46:16 pm



Title: New bridge for Pilning by the Autumn
Post by: bradshaw on April 01, 2020, 07:46:16 pm
From the Rt Hon David Frankal MP, Secretary of State for Transport On Twitter

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I have signed off funding for a new footbridge for @PilningStation, with Platform 2 to be reinstated by autumn. 

https://twitter.com/davidfrankal/status/1245363643610431491?s=21

Mods... please place on a more appropriate board if you think fit
Possibly an April fool!!!


Title: Re: New bridge for Pilning by the Autumn
Post by: grahame on April 01, 2020, 07:55:13 pm
From the Rt Hon David Frankal MP, Secretary of State for Transport On Twitter

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I have signed off funding for a new footbridge for @PilningStation, with Platform 2 to be reinstated by autumn. 

https://twitter.com/davidfrankal/status/1245363643610431491?s=21

Mods... please place on a more appropriate board if you think fit
Possibly an April fool!!!

The jury is out as to whether that (sadly) goes to "the lighter side" or WECA.  It *is* 1st April.


Title: Re: New bridge for Pilning by the Autumn
Post by: grahame on April 01, 2020, 07:59:15 pm
The jury is out as to whether that (sadly) goes to "the lighter side" or WECA.  It *is* 1st April.

The extension on Thameslink to Brigg as part of the same announcement feed ... and the young looking new DfT minister ...

oh and ....

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We are now bringing forward plans to create a "Pilning Superhub" by 2030. Pilning will become a key node of the UK Rail network, with direct services to London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Leeds, Cambridge, Bristol, Swansea & Penzance.


Title: Re: New bridge for Pilning by the Autumn
Post by: froome on April 02, 2020, 11:40:15 am
The jury is out as to whether that (sadly) goes to "the lighter side" or WECA.  It *is* 1st April.

The extension on Thameslink to Brigg as part of the same announcement feed ... and the young looking new DfT minister ...

oh and ....

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We are now bringing forward plans to create a "Pilning Superhub" by 2030. Pilning will become a key node of the UK Rail network, with direct services to London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Leeds, Cambridge, Bristol, Swansea & Penzance.

Ah, so not an April fool then...  ;D



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