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P-05-770 Reopen Crumlin Railway Station

Under consideration

 

This petition was submitted by Michael Davies, having collected 208 signatures online.

 

Petition text:

We call on the National Assembly for Wales to urge the Welsh Government to reopen Crumlin railway station. We believe Crumlin could be a significant public transport hub. Its key location would provide the main multi-modal interchange point between the enhanced Ebbw line rail services and the main mid-valley Regional Bus Rapid Transport route. The site for the station has good access to the main highway network, a substantial car park and space for buses. Long distance walking and cycling routes are accessible from the site. We note that Crumlin has a street with the poorest air pollution outside London and that improving public transport links is necessary to improve public health. We urge the Welsh Government to assess the case for reopening a railway station in Crumlin and to consider adding it to the next priority list of proposals for new stations in Wales.

 

Train tracks running towards the horizon

Train tracks

 

Status

This petition is currently under consideration by the Petitions Committee

It was first considered by the Petitions Committee on 19/09/2017.

 

Assembly Constituency and Region

  • Islwyn
  • South Wales East

 

Further information

Business type: Petition

Reason considered: Assembly Business;

First published: 06/09/2017

 

 

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