West of England Combined Authority approved funding to support the development of business cases for rail projects on 14 June 2019
Following the completion of the Outline develop a Full Business Case, £3.519m was allocated to MetroWest phase 2, which includes restoring passenger services on the Henbury line and opening railway stations at Henbury, North Filton and Ashley Down.
Charfield Station – development funding application was submitted by South Gloucestershire Council in January 2019 to undertake development work for the delivery of a new rail station serving Charfield and surrounding towns and villages. The WECA Committee in February 2019 awarded an initial £300k to enable works to progress with a total of £1.2m now identified to complete a Full Business Case. WECA approved the release of the balance of the funding to support the delivery of the full business case.
Source: WECA meeting papers