High speed train delight

HIGH speed trains will be able to stop at Worle Parkway railway station for the first time in December 2007. First Great Western confirmed it will be introducing 'partial door opening' this time next year which will allow the faster trains to pick up and

HIGH speed trains will be able to stop at Worle Parkway railway station for the first time in December 2007.First Great Western confirmed it will be introducing 'partial door opening' this time next year which will allow the faster trains to pick up and drop off passenger.High speed trains have been stopping at Nailsea and Yatton for years and Weston MP John Penrose has been campaigning for a fast link to Bristol for the 2,000-plus commuters working outside the town.Mr Penrose said: "At the moment, commuters at Worle have to put up with a very limited service while high speed trains sweep past with plenty of empty seats. "Although this development has been on the cards at Worle for a while, I am delighted to get it finally confirmed." The decision by First follows last month's announcement by Network Rail to build a new platform at Worle station as part of a £750million regional investment plan.


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