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Rail infrastructure improvements      Updated October 2019

Reopening the Portishead line feeds off other Rail Infrastructure Improvements

Many people have some idea of the works required along the line but what’s probably not so widely known is that reopening the Portishead line relies on completion of a number of other Bristol area rail infrastructure improvements. Here’s an update on the status of these other major items of rail infrastructure improvement and how they relate to reopening the Portishead line:

Parson Street Improvements

Filton Bank Improvements – now complete

Mainline Electrification

Bristol Area Signalling Re-engineering – complete

Bristol East Junction Re-layout

PRG will keep you informed regarding these other essential rail infrastructure programmes as they progress.

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