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Author Topic: Bristol Temple Meads / Bristol Parkway closures, May 2017  (Read 475 times)
DaveHarries
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« on: April 11, 2017, 11:24:26 PM »

Evening all,

Quick heads up. The "Planned Enginering Works" section of GWR's website suggests that no trains will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway on Sundays 7th, 14th & 21st May. The website of CrossCOuntry Trains suggests likewise.

GWR's information also says that the Severn Beach Line will be closed on all three Sundays.

Anyone know what work is being done during these closures OOI? I can't imagine it being anything too big considering it is only 3 days worktime in total.

Dave
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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2017, 09:36:14 AM »

Evening all,

Quick heads up. The "Planned Enginering Works" section of GWR's website suggests that no trains will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway on Sundays 7th, 14th & 21st May. The website of CrossCOuntry Trains suggests likewise.

GWR's information also says that the Severn Beach Line will be closed on all three Sundays.

Anyone know what work is being done during these closures OOI? I can't imagine it being anything too big considering it is only 3 days worktime in total.

Dave

Just a guess, but could it be in connection with the re-instatement of the 4 tracks up Filton Bank.
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« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2017, 07:53:51 PM »

I am Guessing that it has something to do with Stapleton Road Bridge
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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2017, 11:45:41 PM »

Thank you for posting that very valid suggestion, bristolpaul - and welcome to the Coffee Shop forum.  Smiley

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