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2005

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April

4th. Bristol Steel Terminal opened.

May

21st. Clifton Rocks Railway reopened its doors for first time in 70 years.
29th. Virgin Voyager 222101 suffers an explosion at Barton Hill TMD.

June

26th. Avon Valley Railway hold a Polish Day to mark the return to service of one of its engines, Karel.

July

4th. Lightning strike hits Bristol Parkway blacking out local signals.
12th. Petition handed to Bristol City Council asking for Portishead branch to be reopened to passenger trains. 14th. A rail at North Somerset Junction buckles in the heat causing the temporary closure of the GWR mainline to Bath.
15th. Last LPG train from Furzebrook to Avonmouth Docks.
22nd. HST power car 43135 named Quaker Enterprise on Platform 4 of Temple Meads.