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« on: September 14, 2021, 10:22:25 am »

Some progress towards a new train station at Charfield, near Wotton-under-Edge. Jacobs, on behalf of Network Rail, have submitted the following application to South Gloucestershire Council:

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P21/023/SCR | Screening opinion for the creation of a railway station including platforms and footbridges; car parking; bus interchange; highway improvements, and associated works. | Land Off Station Road Charfield South Gloucestershire GL12 8SY

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Charfield Rail Station will provide much-needed access to the rail network for a catchment of up
to 14,500 residents within a 5km radius, reducing pressure on the road network in an area which
has high levels of car dependency due to limited of alternative transport modes and long
journey distances to key employment clusters in the North Fringe and Bristol City Centre.
The new station will lie at the heart of the village, presenting a unique opportunity to promote
access to the station by walking and cycling, with both existing and proposed new developments
in Charfield all located within a 10-minute walk of the Station.

Details are available at https://developments.southglos.gov.uk/online-applications/

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« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2021, 02:30:45 pm »

Good. A step in the right direction.

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