*** NO TRAINS TO / FROM PILNING ON 2nd OR 9th JULY DUE TO ENGINEERING WORKS!
On these two Saturdays, a replacement bus/minibus (or taxi) service will operate between Pilning and Bristol Parkway, as follows:
DEPARTURE TIMES FROM PILNING TO BRISTOL PARKWAY
08:35 & 15:35
DEPARTURE TIMES FROM BRISTOL PARKWAY TO PILNING
08:00 & 15:00
Journey time 30 minutes. Buses/taxis should pick up from the station approach at Pilning – it may be best to wait at the bottom of the approach road in case the driver does not come all the way up. At Bristol Parkway there should be staff on hand outside the station to direct you to the right vehicle.
If the bus/taxi fails to arrive at Pilning to pick you up, use Helpy the Help Point on the platform to request assistance.
Please check your journey on National Rail Enquiries prior to travelling to and from Pilning. ***
Welcome to Pilning – the station that refuses to die! By 1990 our service had been cut to one train each way daily, during daylight hours only (the lighting had been removed as it had become unsafe). In 2006 it was further slashed to one train each way A WEEK, on Saturdays only. In 2016, a real body blow – our footbridge was demolished and not replaced, leaving us with just two trains a week in one direction and none at all in the other. Was that the final kiss of death? No way – since then, the station’s official usage figures have shot up by a staggering 900%-plus, and our campaign for a better service and a reinstated footbridge has been steadily gathering support, momentum and media coverage. Read all about it on this website – and contact us to share your thoughts and suggestions!
Click here to learn why Pilning Station matters (well, to us, anyway!)
Our Campaigns page always has the latest updates on what we have been up to 😉
If you are here to claim your status of a Pilning Legend, go to the Pilning Challenges page and claim your glory!
Pilning Departure Board – Live!
If you want to see the fancy version, click here