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« Reply #30 on: July 08, 2020, 12:51:15 pm »

Reading the Wiltshire Times article I had to smile at the statement "within five years", if the progress on Portway Parkway is anything to go by you might want to add a zero to the five but then being Wiltshire it could happen because it's not Bristol !!!!

It's within the election cycle, with a conservative council, a conservative MP who's part of the inner circle, at a time of a conservative government, on a line with a service that could stop there, a strong local sentiment, ticks climate change and integrated transport boxes, and has what looks to me like a good business case.  The ducks might be in a line. Mind - it would be the first (re)opening in Wiltshire since 1985.

All sounds very hopeful. Remind us, grahame: Which Wiltshire station re-opened in 1985?
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« Reply #31 on: July 08, 2020, 03:38:04 pm »

All sounds very hopeful. Remind us, grahame: Which Wiltshire station re-opened in 1985?

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