St Johns train station, and Evesham to Malvern rail shuttle

Rebuild the railway station in St Johns.

Create a frequent rail shuttle between Evesham and Malvern, calling at new Worcester parkway and existing Worcester stations.

There used to be a station in St Johns, the empty site has enough room for a platform to be rebuilt.

When the Severn floods, all foot and road bridges in the city are shut, only the railway continues to run.
A station in St Johns would provide reliable transport over the river.

In normal times, if you live in St Johns, it is not convenient to travel by train, because the stations are on the other side of the river and you have to fight through traffic to reach them.

A frequent rail shuttle between Evesham and Malvern, calling at Worcester Parkway, ForegateStreet, and a rebuilt St Johns would be really useful to link these towns together, reduce city traffic, and provide a connection at Parkway to the fast main line from Bristol to Birmingham.

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2 comments on “St Johns train station, and Evesham to Malvern rail shuttle

  1. Good idea

    frequent easy train shuttle between local towns.

    Somewhere for tourists to park at the new Parkway station and get the train into the city, and get their cars out of our city traffic log jam.

    Rebuild St Johns station
    If you live in St Johns and commute to Malvern by train its a pain to bike to Foregate then travel right past your home on the train.

    It took about an hour to cross the river on the improvised system in the February flooding.

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