Someone has just told me that Network Rail have recently quoted the cost of re-opening the Portishead branch as being £200 million.
Is that information correct?
How did they get to that big a figure? Does anyone know what is in it?
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Apparently, one of the current requirements for station location is that the track has to be level at the proposed site. As an example, there have been proposals for some years now to reopen Cullompton (GW main line in Devon) which I think Network Rail generally supports, the problem being that ther...
All sorts of odd thoughts occur here:- - was there never a Port & Pier station at Sea Mills then? - on the question of why there was a loading gauge at Montpelier, I would have thought there were rules about the provision of loading gauges. I have seen them in locations where only vans were loaded w...
The late Jack Burrell told the following Weston, Clevedon story: One evening a lady arrived at the GWR station in Weston-s-Mare trying to get to Clevedon only to be told that she had missed the last train. The porter said she could go to the WC and P ......and she reported him for it! Mr. Burrell ad...
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May I have one cheap day return to yesterday please?