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« on: January 30, 2021, 04:59:08 pm »

Been investigating this, this weekend.

Lots of Planning resources here from Cornwall Council. Approved last Spring.

https://planning.cornwall.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=Q5W2DDFGL2M00

Highlights,
1. Lift on down platform side to have additional entrance from the new P&R (Park and Ride) car park.
2. Temporary Bridge whilst construction in progress at extreme eastern end of the Station.
3. Considerable discourse on finish to new structure in the planning process.
4. Old Bridge to be used in Somerset, presumably on the Minehead line.


 
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« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2021, 11:14:30 pm »

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4. Old Bridge to be used in Somerset, presumably on the Minehead line.

Looks like the bridge is intended to go to Cranmore on the East Somerset Railway where the second platform is being rebuilt.

See page 38 of the Heritage Impact Statement.

https://planning.cornwall.gov.uk/online-applications/files/70BC32F83ECA0AB85153492959BDF99B/pdf/PA20_01458-ST_ERTH_HERITAGE_IMPACT_STATEMENT-4857142.pdf
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