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Chippenham Town Council support Corsham in their funding bid which could lead to new railway station

15th March 2021 / News archive

Chippenham Town Council support Corsham in their funding bid which could lead to new railway station

Chippenham Town Council are fully supportive of Corsham Town Council’s funding bid to the Restoring Your Railways Ideas Fund.

If successful, the fund will support a study required to strengthen the need for a new railway station in Corsham on the Bristol to London main line.

Supported by the Council’s Planning Environment and Transport Committee, Chief Executive Mark Smith has written a formal letter of support to Wiltshire Council.

Read the letter HERE

Mark Smith, Chief Executive, Chippenham Town Council; ‘I’m pleased that the Town Council were able to support Corsham Town Council in their bid to develop a new station at Corsham which will benefit the Chippenham community and the environment through reduced congestion’.

Residents and commuters have long requested a more efficient rail service. Better use of the rail network by improving local accessibility, is a positive green initiative which actively promotes local enterprise and provides new opportunities for sustainable growth in employment, education and tourism. It will further bring together communities here in the West of England in realising our full potential on the national stage.