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Work on Bristol Parkway car park begins

Work on Bristol Parkway car park begins Credit: ITV News West Country

Work to build a new 13 million pound car park at Bristol Parkway will begin this week. It will create over 7 hundred new spaces at the railway station.

Passenger numbers are expected to rise over the coming years with plans to electrify the main rail line between London and the West. Parking will be reduced during the works, but drivers can use alternative spaces at Parkway North.

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Flooding causes major delays on trains

Network Rail flood warning sign
This sign greeted commuters arriving at Bristol Parkway today Credit: ITV West
exterior of Bristol Parkway station
Replacement buses are in operation from Bristol Parkway Credit: ITV West

The bad weather has meant major problems on the rail network in the west country. The line is closed at Chipping Sodbury because the tracks are under water. First Great Western trains between London Paddington and Wales are not calling at Bristol Parkway.

Network Rail is warning of delays of up to 50 minutes for passengers travelling between London Paddington and Wales and the West. Replacement buses are in operation

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