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WLR evidence to Select Committee published

The House of Commons Select Committee Inquiry into Surface Transport to Airports has ordered evidence submitted by WLR to be published. WLR’s evidence agrees with British Airways, that the currently proposed links are too expensive and counter-productive, likely leading to worse traffic congestion if the airport grows. The Windsor Link Railway offers a solution to

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Crossrail extended to Reading

The government today has announced that Crossrail will be extended to Reading. This will mean not only improved services but also some cost savings as less work will be required at Maidenhead. WLR is always very supportive of a more efficient railway and better services, so welcomes these improvements. What we need to see next

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Crossrail South

A big thank you to the guys at the Surrey Branch of Rail Future for their support and assistance. WLR gave a presentation there yesterday. Also presented at the same meeting was Crossrail South. This is a plan to extend the lines into Waterloo to connect up to the Charing Cross lines, enabling a whole

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House prices near Crossrail ‘to rise by 40%’

The Telegraph reports: Property prices within a 10-minute walk of central London Crossrail stations have risen by more than 30% since the project was announced in 2008. The growth in values was 8% greater than wider improvements for central London, according to a study by estate agent Knight Frank.

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