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1st West Virginia Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment

1st West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Flag of West Virginia

Active
November 9, 1864 to July 21, 1865

Country
United States

Allegiance
Union

Branch
Infantry

Engagements
None

The 1st West Virginia Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the last year of the American Civil War. It consisted primarily of veterans of older regiments whose terms of enlistment had expired.

Contents

1 Service
2 Casualties
3 Commanders
4 References
5 See also

Service[edit]
The 1st West Virginia Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment was mustered into Federal service on November 9, 1864, composed of re-enlisting veterans from the 5th and the 9th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiments
The regiment was mustered out of Federal service on July 21, 1865.
Casualties[edit]

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Commanders[edit]

Colonel William Henry Enochs

References[edit]

The Civil War Archive

See also[edit]

West Virginia Units in the Civil War
1st West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment (3 Month)
1st West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment (3 Year)
West Virginia in the Civil War

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MetroWest (Bristol)

Greater Bristol Metro

Commercial?
No

Type of project
Passenger rail transport pressure group

Location
Greater Bristol

Owner
Bath and North East Somerset Council
Bristol City Council
North Somerset Council
South Gloucestershire Council

Website
travelwest.info/metrowest

MetroWest, formerly known as the Greater Bristol Metro, is a proposal to improve the rail services in Bristol, England, and the surrounding region. It was first proposed at First Great Western’s Stakeholder Event in March 2008.[1] The aim of the project is to develop half-hourly services through central Bristol which will also serve the surrounding West of England region.[2] Transport campaigning group, Transport for Greater Bristol are actively supporting the proposal,[3] as are the four unitary authorities.[4][5] Services are expected to start in 2019 for phase 1 and 2021 for phase 2.[6]
Earlier plans for a metro system were promoted by then MEP Richard Cottrell in 1986 and acts of Parliament were secured. This would have used existing track with new build through the city centre. However the scheme folded when Advanced Transport for Avon was wound up with debts of £3.8 million.[7]

Contents

1 Background
2 Aims
3 Costs
4 Reception
5 Programme
6 Future
7 References
8 External links

Background[edit]
Rail usage in the West of England doubled in the 10 years, 1999 to 2009.[8] The campaign’s website was officially launched in February 2012.[5] Improvement plans have been prepared by engineering consultancy Halcrow Group.[9][10]
Aims[edit]

Map of the 2012 proposal

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Bristol Area Railway Map

Legend

Cross Country Route

Thornbury Branch Line

Yate

South Wales Main Line

New Passage Pier

Westerleigh Junction

New Passage Halt

Cross Hands Halt

South Wales Main Line

Pilning

Severn Beach

Coalpit Heath

Severn View Industrial Park

Winterbourne

Chittening Industrial Estate

Bristol Parkway

Patchway

Smoke Lane Industrial Estate

Ram Hill Colliery

Chittening Platform

Hallen Halt

Avonmouth Docks

Henbury

St Andrews Road

Charlton Halt

Avonmouth (BPRP)

North Filton P