1969

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Manufacturing at Shortwood Brickworks ceased.
Netting added to Temple Meads in an attempt to keep pigeons and starlings out.

January

The 36 lever Avonmouth Dock signal box closes.

March

28th. Private siding at Cheddar taken out of use.

May

5th. Avoncliff Halt becomes Avoncliff
5th. Weston Milton Halt becomes Weston Milton.

August

Midsomer Norton and Welton station buildings demolished.

October

Filton station became unstaffed.

December

7th. 32 lever Severn Beach Signal Box closed. 26th. Embankment at Fishponds slipped causing closure of the Mangotsfield - Bristol section of the former MR line.