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Progress on MetroWest and the re-opening of the Portishead line is dependant upon various works on the local and national network.
Some of these works have to be completed before the Portishead line can reopen, but some are necessary anyway:
Normal planned engineering works, often involving line closures:
Major upgrade and refurbishment work on Temple Meads and nearby rail infrastructure is taking place over the next few years: