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Possible route expansion for Metrobus

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The Metrobus could operate on eight new routes, linking Bristol to Bath and Nailsea. it could also mean a new network for Weston-super-Mare.

There are already two routes running across Bristol, with a third due to open in January.

The West of England Combined Authority is proposing the new routes to encourage more people to stop using their cars.

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Police say M5 Southbound carriageway should open soon

Police say the Southbound carriageway of the M5 between J25 and J26 should open shortly following a multiple-vehicle crash in which a person died.

Investigators have been at the scene but police say their work has now been competed.

The Northbound carriageway is expected to remain closed for some time with officers unable to provide an estimated timeframe.

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Trains suspended between Gloucester and Swindon until 12.00

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Great Western Railway services have been suspended between Gloucester and Swindon because of a signalling problem.

The company is working to arrange a bus replacement service.

During incidents like this, trains would normally divert via Yate and Bristol Parkway.

However, this route is also closed due to engineering work.

GWR says trains should be running by 12.00 and commuters can find updates on the National Rail website.

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