WLR Architect, James Armitage, has produced these watercolour-style images illustrating ideas for an improved and restored Windsor riverside. More details on our Windsor page.
WLR welcomes the new Prime Minister, Theresa May, who is also the local MP for Maidenhead. This is what she said about the Windsor Link Railway: Good train services from Maidenhead and Twyford to London are crucial, both for commuters who live in the local area and for local businesses. That’s why I welcome proposals from the Windsor Link Railway company, which could potentially provide much quicker journey times to south London and Waterloo. These have the additional advantage of being privately-led, reducing the
An official report published by the Thames Valley Local Economic Partnership (LEP) has supported WLR's view that the needs of not just Windsor but also Slough are best served by the proposed linking of the two lines and new station. The report finds that all the alternatives to WLR for improving links between Windsor and Slough are all 'poor value for money'. The only exception to this is a replacement bus service which is undeliverable for other reasons. Assessment of the Windsor Link Railway
Speaking at the National Infrastructure Forum, the Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin, said: And as we address the future and the consequences of our vote to leave the European Union (EU), one thing is certain. Investment in the long term infrastructure we need, has become more important, not less. Passenger demand is increasing; we are making twice as many journeys as we did in 1970. And so is the demand for economic growth. In answer to a question regarding the Windsor Link
See the media coverage of WLR’s publication of the master plan for the Windsor riverside.
See our new video fly-by of the Windsor Link Railway master plan. If you want to comment please do so below or via our survey.
Watch a short video peek of our 3D model of the Windsor riverside regeneration — more coming soon!
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has published the results of its statutory consultation conducted last summer. This found that respondents supported the railway by 72% to just 28% opposed
Nicola Shaw, tasked with the government of a review of Network Rail, has released her conclusions today. She has ruled out a full privatisation of Network Rail but says: Further options for involving private sector finance... should be explored to release government capital, encourage innovation, and speed up delivery of improvements for passengers. This is consistent with Network Rail Chief Executive Mark Carne's comments some months ago where he said: What I am in favour of is increased devolution to regional businesses. The first
WLR most popular article on @windsorobserver demonstrating public interest in better trains for Windsor and region pic.twitter.com/pZ2d4KfuVR— Windsor Link Railway (@windsorlink) February 24, 2016 Read the full article here.