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Update: WLR on BBC on Thursday 7 am

WLR will be featured on the Andrew Peach show on Wednesday Thursday this week (30 July). Cllr Phill Bicknell, the Lead Member for Windsor at the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, is talking about the council paper and the proposed referendum at 7 am. George Bathurst (who is also a councillor but representing WLR in a private capacity) is being interviewed at 8 am. Listen in!

2015-07-27T15:50:05+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Tags: |

Council: new strategic plan for Windsor

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has just announced a cabinet paper for a Windsor strategic plan. This will include the Windsor Link Railway. The council's forward plan says: If the recommendation to produce a Strategic Planning Document is accepted there will be widespread consultation with residents, businesses and stakeholders. The Windsor Link Railway is very pleased to see this. Last year, we had success in the Borough Local Plan to get the rail link supported in principle and, for the first time,

2015-06-18T13:04:33+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Tags: , |

Windsor Express: Railway ‘shambles’ — and how WLR can help

The Windsor & Eton Express this week splashes on the 'commuter misery as signals upgrade is dogged by problems'. On Wednesday, First Great Western managing director Mark Hopwood issued an apology and assured passengers it was working to reduce the likelihood of the problems happening again... The troubles continued yesterday (Thursday) when travellers faced a 45 minute wait between Reading and Paddington during the morning rush hour because of yet more signalling problems. The BBC has also reported Network Rail to be "sorry for

2017-06-01T17:18:10+00:00 April 11th, 2015|Tags: |

Council approves ‘preferred options’ policies supporting WLR

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead's cabinet yesterday evening approved 'preferred options' policies for supporting the Windsor Link Railway. This is for the Borough Local Plan, which is due to go for a second consultation in June. The key parts relevant to WLR are preferred policy option INF2 (Sustainable Transport): It is proposed to amend Preferred Policy Option INF2 to provide support for the linking of the two rail lines in Windsor provided that it can be demonstrated there would be no substantial

2015-02-27T08:15:00+00:00 February 27th, 2015|Tags: , , , |