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To: Great Western Railway
Great Western Railway to add later services
Currently, the latest service from Bristol to London leaves around 22.30. This means for anyone visiting Bristol or Bath (next station, train leaving 22.45) for the theatre or a concert can't get the train as inevitably the show finishes later. I would like them to run a later service towards London so that people further away do not need to use cars.
The London train from Bristol serves Bath, Chippenham, Swindon, Didcot and Reading.
Why is this important?
Bath and Bristol attract visitors from a wide catchment area for cultural events and for pubs and restaurants.
Bristol has plans to develop a concert venue next door to the railway station. Thousands of car journeys would be saved by a later train. Thousands of car journeys to existing venues in Bristol and Bath would be saved.
I am disabled. I have to rely on others driving to take me to Bath and Bristol for the theatre and concerts. A later train would give me and many like me independence.