Closed 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.

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There are 3,647 living in Pilning, who could be using this station if it was not being deliberately hobbled by GWR:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilning

The Pilning Station page on Wikipedia shows that Network Rail removed a footbridge during electrification works, rather than replace it:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilning_railway_station

There is popular support to improve the station:
https://www.pilningstation.uk/
https://twitter.com/PilningStation

Please do the right thing.

This petition closed early because of a General Election Find out more on the Petitions Committee website

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