A feasibility study is to be commissioned into further rail developments around Bristol. They include a further investigation into the Henbury loop and new stations at Ashton Gate, Horfield/Lockleaze and St Anne’s.
The following update is to be presented to the West of England Joint Transport Board on 9th September. Ashton Gate railway station will be located on the line to Portishead. Bristol City play at Ashton Gate stadium located nearby.
The CH2M land take study for Ashton Gate station commissioned by Bristol City Council has been completed. The study has identified a red line area for a spur line, bay platform, footbridge/subway and holding pens required for a stadium station. Highway access would be via Baron’s Close from Winterstoke Road.