This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government
Petition Reopen Pilning Station's 2nd platform and make it a request stop
Great Western Railway run a shoddy service at Pilning Station, to artificially lower passenger stats. Network Rail shut the 2nd platform, without public consultation, to avoid paying for a replacement footbridge.
Order Network Rail to reopen the 2nd platform & order GWR to run more trains.
There are 3,647 living in Pilning, who could be using this station if it was not being deliberately hobbled by GWR:
The Pilning Station page on Wikipedia shows that Network Rail removed a footbridge during electrification works, rather than replace it:
There is popular support to improve the station:
Please do the right thing.
This petition closed early because of a General Election Find out more on the Petitions Committee website