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From the West of England Partnership

The four West of England Councils have joined forces to submit five bids to Government for funding for major transport improvements in the area.

The Cabinet and Executives of Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have agreed that the bids should be submitted by the deadline of 9 September this year.

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By Dan Evans

A FLURRY of hands marked the passionate start of a campaign to reopen Saltford railway station.

More than 120 people gathered at Saltford Hall last nightTUE in near unanimous support for the drive by Saltford Environment Group.

The station, which opened in 1841, was closed in 1970 and the buildings alongside the A4 demolished.

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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter

GREATER Bristol is more interested in carrying out rail studies than actually reopening stations, according to a rail expert.

Former London Rail boss Ian Brown has published a study for the Railway Development Society, which looks at investment in local rail services.

 

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