Allerton Waste Recovery Park

Dr Days to Filton Abbey Wood Capacity Improvement

This project involves increasing a 2 line track railway into a 4 line track railway between Dr Day’s Junction (Bristol Temple Meads) and Filton Abbey Wood Station to relieve the bottleneck that has developed due to high passenger and freight flows.

Amongst the works being delivered are:​

  • Circa 15 linear km of plain line track
  • An additional platform at Filton Abbey Wood Station and Ramped Footbridge Access
  • Renewal of Stapleton Road Viaduct
  • Renewal of Narroways Hill Footbridge and two other footbridges
  • Embankment strengthening at Muller Road Access Point and Ashley Hill Embankment
  • Stabilisation of two cuttings at Horfield and Narroways
  • Grit blasting, painting, waterproofing and strengthening of six underbridges
  • Parapet extensions to 4 overbridges
  • Replacement Bridge decks to 2 Overbridges


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