I have just discovered where the old signal box was positioned at Bath Spa railway station. It’s thanks to a … More
Bath, April 26th.
Bath doesn’t rate very well in the litter stakes with our streets way down the list for cleanliness – often … More
Brunel’s footbridge still due to be restored.
Brunel’s cast iron footbridge over the main line to London – cutting through Bath’s Sydney Gardens – is now open … More
More room at Bath Spa station when the power lines go through.
Network Rail say they intend keeping Bath Spa station open next April – even though this historic stopping point on the … More
Bath Spa station closure expected during April, 2017
I am hearing the next period of major rail disruption for Bath is currently expected to come during April next … More
Box, Bath and Brunel.
At 5.41 am on Tuesday, September the First – a train left Bath Spa for Chippenham. Not only was it … More
Box Tunnel rail work on schedule!
Rail travellers through Bath are having to get used to new connecting arrangements while the direct rail line to London … More
More platform space at Bath Spa Station.
It’s fair to say Bath’s two rather narrow railway station platforms – serving trains to and from the capital – can … More
First ‘green’ Western
‘We’re about to put Brunel back into his railway’ said the man from First Great Western when we started chatting … More
New roads lead to Radstock
Work to upgrade Radstock’s inner road network will start soon following the approval by Bath & North East Somerset Council … More
Lights and locomotives in Sydney Gardens
The Virtual Museum of Bath hears Sydney Gardens might be getting public lighting at last. Looks like they will be … More
Wave goodbye to the trains
Brunel laid out the section of his Great Western Railway which passed through Bath’s Sydney Gardens like a stage with … More
Damage in Sydney Gardens
It’s good to know Bath has a reputation for talented artists and great to visit local exhibitions to view their … More
Orpheus – the full story!
Elsewhere within the Virtual Museum is a lengthy piece about Keynsham and its Roman past. I mentioned a wonderful mosaic … More