Prince Louis of Cambridge is a member of the British royal family. He is the third and youngest child and second son of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, he is fifth in the line of succession to the British throne. The third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, a son, was born at 11:01 BST on 23 April 2018. On 24 April, gun salutes from the Tower of London and Hyde Park and bell ringings at Westminster Abbey marked the birth. On 27 April 2018, it was announced that the baby had been named Louis Arthur Charles, the first and last names honouring his paternal great-great-great-uncle Lord Mountbatten and his paternal grandfather the Prince of Wales, respectively. Louis is pronounced LOO-ee. On 9 July 2018, Prince Louis was baptised by the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Chapel Royal at St James's Palace, using water from the River Jordan in accordance with tradition. Louis's godparents are Nicholas van Cutsem, Guy Pelly, Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, Lady Laura Meade, Hannah Gillingham Carter, Lucy Middleton.
Louis wore the replica of the royal christening gown, created in 2008 as a copy of the 1841 gown made for Queen Victoria's eldest daughter Victoria, Princess Royal, used for every royal christening until it was retired for preservation in 2004. Louis is from birth a prince of the United Kingdom, entitled to the style of Royal Highness under letters patent issued by his great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth II on 31 December 2012, which gave the title and style to all children of the Prince of Wales's eldest son, he is thus styled "His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge". Prince Louis is fifth in the line of succession to the British throne, behind his grandfather and older siblings, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Following the implementation of the Perth Agreement, which replaced male-preference primogeniture with absolute primogeniture, he is the first British prince to be ranked behind an elder sister in the line of succession. Family tree of the British royal family List of living British princes and princesses Prince Louis of Cambridge at the Royal Family website
Filton Abbey Wood railway station serves the town of Filton in South Gloucestershire, inside the Bristol conurbation. It is 4.4 miles from Bristol Temple Meads. Its three letter station code is FIT. There are four platforms but minimal facilities; the station is managed by Great Western Railway, the seventh company to be responsible for the station, the third franchise since privatisation in 1997. They provide most train services at the station, with two trains per day operated by CrossCountry; the general service level is eight trains per hour - two to South Wales, two to Bristol Parkway, two toward Weston-super-Mare and two toward Westbury. Filton Abbey Wood is the third station on the site; the first station, was opened in 1863 by the Bristol and South Wales Union Railway. The station had a single platform, with a second added in 1886 to cope with traffic from the Severn Tunnel; the station was closed in 1903, replaced by a new station, Filton Junction, 0.15 miles further north, built at the junction with the newly constructed Badminton Line from Wootton Bassett Junction.
The new station had four platforms, each with large canopies. Services at Filton Junction declined in the second half of the twentieth century, with the station buildings and Badminton Line platforms demolished in 1976; the station was closed in September 1996, replaced by the current station, Filton Abbey Wood. This was built 0.3 miles south of the original station, adjacent to a new Ministry of Defence office development. The station was built with two platforms, but a third was added in 2004 and a fourth in 2018; the line through Filton Abbey Wood is not electrified. Platform 4 was completed in 2018 as part of the Filton Bank four-tracking project, allowing increased services between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads. Filton Abbey Wood railway station is located in the Filton area of South Gloucestershire, within the Bristol conurbation; the area to the west of the station is residential, while to the east is a large commercial area, including MoD Abbey Wood, adjacent to the station.
The main access to the station is via a long footpath and bridge from Emma-Chris Way to the north, which has a small car park. There is foot access from MoD Abbey Wood to the east; the station is on the Cross Country Route between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway, just off the South Wales Main Line south of Patchway and the eastern end of the Henbury Loop Line. It is 4 miles 30 chains from Bristol Temple Meads and 113 miles 21 chains from London Paddington; the station is just north of Filton South Junction, where the northbound line to South Wales and the westbound line to Avonmouth split from the line to Bristol Parkway, just south of Filton Junction No. 1, where the southbound lines from South Wales and Parkway converge. The next station south is Stapleton Road, the next station north is Patchway, the next station east is Bristol Parkway; the station is on an alignment of 032 degrees, curving towards the west. There are four active platforms: platform 1 is the easternmost, separated from platforms 2 and 3, which share an island, by two running lines two further running lines before platform 4 at the west.
Platform 1 has a speed limit of 70 miles per hour. Platform 2 is for northbound trains towards Bristol Parkway, but can be used by trains towards South Wales. Platform 3 is for southbound trains which have come from Filton West. Platform 4 is for northbound trains towards Filton West. Both platforms 2 and 3 have a speed limit of 60 miles per hour, all four platforms are approx 118 metres long. Facilities at the station are minimal - there are metal and glass shelters on each platform, some seating. A small ticket office operates on platform 1 on weekday afternoons, there is a machine for buying tickets but the station is unstaffed. There are customer help points, giving next train information for all platforms, as well as dot-matrix displays showing the next trains on each platform. A small pay and display car park with 30 spaces is to the north of the station, as are racks for eight bicycles. CCTV cameras are in operation at the station. There is a bus stop located in the station car park however only Rail Replacement buses serve it during Engineering work or severe service disruption.
The nearest bus stop is located on the A4174 Station Road by the McDonald's restaurant. Over the decade 2002–2012, passenger numbers at Filton Abbey Wood doubled, from 395,000 to 771,000. In the 2006/07 financial year, over 50,000 passengers used Filton Abbey Wood to travel to or from Bristol Temple Meads; the line through Filton Abbey Wood has a loading gauge of W8, the line handles over 15 million train tonnes per year. Filton Abbey Wood is managed by Great Western Railway; the basic service Monday to Friday is four trains per hour in each direction, split between four services. These are the hourly services each way between Bristol Weston-super-Mare; the Taunton service has occasional extensions to Exeter St Davids and beyond, while the Gloucester to Westbury has alternate hour extensions to Great Malvern in the north, to Weymouth in the south, one daily extension to Brighton. Combined, there are two trains per hour to Bristol Parkway, two trains per hour to Cardiff Central and four trains per hour to Bristol Temple Meads.
A single direct service from London Paddington calls at Filton Abbey Wood in the morning, continuing to Swansea
Chen Wen-ch'i has been President and CEO of VIA Technologies, Inc. since 1992, has overseen its transition from chipset designer to a leading developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions. Chen's strong background in logic design and business strategy has propelled VIA to be one of the foremost fabless semiconductor design houses in the world. Prior to VIA, Chen was President and CEO of Symphony Laboratories, he held positions of Sales & Marketing VP at high tech start-up ULSI and senior architect at Intel. Chen holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University and a masters in computer science from the California Institute of Technology. Under Chen's leadership, VIA has become the world’s leading developer of PC core logic chipsets enabling the industry wide adoption of PC133 and DDR266 SDRAM as the next generation memory standards. Building on the company’s strength in core logic chipsets, Chen has expanded the company’s technology leadership into low power x86 microprocessors with the acquisition of Cyrix and Centaur, high performance graphics with the S3 Graphics joint venture, networking and multimedia chips, as well as innovative form factor mainboard solutions.