Decision details

MetroWest Phase 2 (Henbury rail line and increased rail services to Yate)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1. Cabinet noted the contents of the MetroWest Phase 2 update and proposals for public engagement on highway options and proposed access arrangements associated with the new Ashley Down rail station.


2. Cabinet approved Bristol City Council’s continued support for the scheme.


3. Cabinet delegated authority to the Executive Director of Growth & Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Transport, and The Director of Legal and Democratic Services, to finalise, sign and seal an updated Initial Promotion Agreement in conjunction with South Gloucestershire Council if required, subject to Bristol City Council not being exposed to any additional financial commitment or risk.


4. Cabinet delegated authority to the Director of Economy of Place, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Transport, to approve the final scheme following public engagement, based on the draft schemes that are set out as appendices (Appendix A3 and A4) to the report and the delivery of access requirements.

Report author: Colin Molton

Publication date: 18/06/2019

Date of decision: 18/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 18/06/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 26/06/2019

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