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Britain's newest service station opens on M5

Britain's newest service station has opened today. The 40 million pound Gloucester Services on the M5 will mainly use local produce.

The new service station has cost £40 million Credit: ITV News West Country

It will also be reinvesting a proportion of its income into the community and is designed to blend into the environment and will eventually have a grass roof, once it's grown.


Get set for the Easter getaway

Bristol Airport expects thousands of holidaymakers today Credit: ITV News West Country

More than 70,000 passengers are expected through Bristol Airport this bank holiday weekend. An Airport spokesman says numbers are on the increase since it added new destinations including Bologna and Shannon.

The motorways will be busy too Credit: ITV News West Country

Meanwhile the great Easter getaway will mean busy roads, especially on the region's motorways. The road and rail networks are likely to be extremely busy too so do make extra time for your journeys.


Delays after train derails in Bristol

Some services have been delayed or cancelled Credit: ITV News West Country

An investigation is underway at a maintenance depot in Bristol after a minor derailment of a CrossCountry train.

No passengers were on board, however the incident has led to some disruption, with some services delayed or cancelled at short notice.

Normal service is expected to resume from 1400.

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