Railway’s memory lives on

PUBLISHED: 12:00 09 November 2013

Jemma Cooper unveiling an interpretation board about former railways with members of the railway group.

Jemma Cooper unveiling an interpretation board about former railways with members of the railway group.

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THE history of Portishead’s former railway is available for all to see with the unveiling of a new interpretation board.

Jemma Cooper unveiling an interpretation board about former railways with members of the railway group.Jemma Cooper unveiling an interpretation board about former railways with members of the railway group.

Members of the Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Railway Group watched on as BBC weather presenter, Jemma Cooper, officially unveiled the board in Wyndham Way, Portishead.

The group is dedicated to preserving memories of the line, which operated from 1898-1940.

The board, which is sited at the line’s former terminus, was funded by the railway group as well as Portishead in Bloom and Portishead Town Council.


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