Consultation on plans to re-open the Portishead branch line and re-introduce passenger train services as part of MetroWest Phase 1.

The consultation runs from 23 October to 4 December 2017.

Details of the proposals are set out in our consultation leaflet and additional consultation information, all of which can be viewed online at

Alternatively, we are holding a series of public exhibitions where our proposals will be displayed. Members of the MetroWest project team will be on hand to answer any questions you have.

Public exhibitions

Public exhibitions will be held at the following locations and times:

  • Friday 10 November  Somerset Hall, The Precinct, Portishead, BS20 6AH (12.30pm - 7.30pm)
  • Wednesday 15 November  Engine Shed, Station Approach, Bristol BS1 6QH (12.30pm - 7.30pm)
  • Tuesday 21 November  Trinity Anglican Primary School (Community Hall), Marjoram Way, Portishead, BS20 7JF (13.30pm - 7.30pm)
  • Wednesday 22 November  Ashton Gate Stadium, Ashton Rd, Bristol BS3 2EJ (12.30pm - 7.30pm)
  • Thursday 23 November  Long Ashton Community Centre, Keedwell Hill, Long Ashton, BS41 9DP (3.30pm - 7.30pm)
  • Friday 24 November  Community Centre, Church Place, Pill, BS20 0AE (12.30pm - 7.30pm)

Following the exhibitions, the plans will go on display from Monday 27 November  100 Temple Street, Bristol, BS1 6HT (9am - 5pm).

To view the documents for this consultation and complete our online questionnaire visit our website:

Responses can also by submitted by completing a paper questionnaire at one of the exhibitions.