Phase one of the Windsor Link Railway provides better connections between the important economic areas around the the M3 and M4 corridors leading to south-west London – correcting an historical anomaly caused by the boundary between the original railway companies. Phase two connects both areas to Heathrow.
The area to the west of Heathrow is Britain’s Silicon Valley. Improving transport links in this region will add significantly to economic growth for the whole country
The Windsor Link Railway costs taxpayers £1 billion less than other proposals for linking Heathrow to the west whilst providing more benefit
Better rail links provide a sustainable way to economic growth whilst improving the environment
Better transport helps shops and businesses. Over 100 local companies have written to the Secretary of State for Transport in support of the Windsor Link Railway, including:
In addition to support from local businesses, the WLR has received overwhelming support from local people responding to a survey delivered to every address in central Windsor. Last summer, WLR also announced that its proposals had been positively received by Network Rail and the company is now looking in more detail at raising private finance.
If you live or are resident in the UK, you can sign our petition to support the WLR, for better rail services in Windsor and throughout the region including to Heathrow.