Grant support for Bodmin platform

THE Bodmin & Wenford Railway’s (B&WR) proposal to install a second platform at its Bodmin General headquarters has received a huge financial boost from main line operator GWR.

The Bodmin & Wenford Railway Trust’s £295,000 Second Platform Project has received a joint award totalling £141,000 from GWR’s Customer and Communities Improvement Fund, together with match funding from Cornwall Council. 

An artist’s impression of the new second platform at Bodmin General station, which will be constructed to blend in with the current building as closely as possible. BWR 

It represents GWR’s largest contribution to a heritage railway project, with the operator serving the B&WR’s southern terminus at Bodmin Parkway station.

Read more in the June 2019 issue of The RM – on sale now!

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