Decision details

Portway Park and Ride Rail Station bid proposal

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Approval is sought to submit a bid to the DfT’s New Stations Fund 2 on the 25th November 2016 and the Local Growth Fund (date tbc - Winter 2016)

Approval also sought for next steps should funding be successful.


Approval given as follows:

1. For Bristol City Council to submit a bid to the Department for Transport’s New Stations Fund 2 and to the Local Enterprise Partnership’s Local Growth Fund for £2.225m grant to fund the construction of a new rail station at the existing Portway Bus Park and Ride site.


2. If granted, Bristol City Council should accept the Funds and, subject to the approval of the Strategic Director - Place and the GRIP3 and GRIP4 reports, enter into an agreement with Network Rail to undertake the detailed design and construction of the new rail station.


Report author: Colin Rees

Publication date: 01/11/2016

Date of decision: 01/11/2016

Decided at meeting: 01/11/2016 - Cabinet

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