Saltford Station Business Case
Decision maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Seek authority and finance to develop the business case for the re-opening of Saltford Station
(1) To AGREE a budget of £100,000 to undertake a High Level Option Assessment as set out in the report, to be funded from the Council’s Revenue Budget Contingency; and
(2) To AGREE that any further requests for funding will be considered following completion and consideration of this Assessment.
Reasons for the decision:
There is wide spread support for the re-opening of Saltford Station which would provide a quick means of travelling into both Bristol and Bath allowing interchange to longer distance services. Transfer of car users to train use would reduce pressures on existing road and reduce congestion.
Alternative options considered:
Report author: Peter Dawson
Publication date: 14/06/2012
Date of decision: 13/06/2012
Decided at meeting: 13/06/2012 - Cabinet
Effective from: 22/06/2012