Rail Users Groups
Friends Of Suburban Bristol Railways: campaigns to:
* Defend services on the Severn Beach Railway
* Restore passenger services to Portishead, Pill, and Ashton; Chittening, Hallen, Henbury; Horfield and Ashley Down
* Increase services to Pilning, Patchway, Stapleton Road Lawrence Hill, Keynsham, Parson Street and Bedminster
* Improve connections with other railway lines and other forms of Public Transport.
c/o 17 Belmont Road, Bristol BS6 5AW
More Train, Less Strain is a passenger led campaign to put pressure on First Great Western to provide more carriages in order to halt the chronic overcrowding on their trains. Overcrowded trains cause misery for thousands of passengers every day in the West, put people off traveling by train and make it difficult at times even impossible, for station and train staff to do their jobs properly.
Save The Train: Trains to Melksham - under threat
Stop The Axe: Campaign Against New Beeching Report - This campaign aims firstly to raise awareness of the threat to lines and stations that the Government's attempt to cut the £6bn yearly rail subsidy by not taking into account environmental benefits will cause and ultimately to fight closure proposals as they are announced.
Save Rail Services at Ivybridge Station - To lobby the Department for Transport and First Great Western to retain the present service levels at Ivybridge Station
Stop The Train ... We want to get ON! To campaign for better LOCAL rail services on the Sheffield/Leeds line.
Minsters' Rail Campaign: To re-open the rail link between the Minster town of Beverley and the Minster town of York.
Wetherby Railway: campaigning for the immediate reopening of the Leeds Wetherby Line and the eventual opening of the Harrogate Church Fenton Line.