Green light for Filton Triangle rail depot

Members of a South Gloucestershire Council committee have voted to approve a controversial planning application from Hitachi Rail to build a train maintenance depot on land known as the ‘Filton Triangle’ in Stoke Gifford. The proposed depot, required as part of the project to electrify the main line between London and Cardiff, had been opposed by hundreds of Stoke Gifford

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Opportunity to address Councillors on rail depot plans

Local residents are being given the chance to address members of the South Gloucestershire committee that is considering a planning application to construct a rail maintenance depot on land adjacent to Sandringham Road in Stoke Gifford. Members of the public are invited to attend a ‘site meeting’ of South Gloucestershire Council’s Development Control (West) Committee outside 78 Sandringham Road [map]

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