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WLR on BBC Berkshire

2017-10-13T15:29:33+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Tags: , |

Last week, WLR was interviewed by the Andrew Peach show, on BBC Radio Berkshire, as part of their feature on Windsor Riverside station, which has been listed in the top 100 stations in the country. It's a beautiful building with an interesting history, including Eton School opposing it being built at all and all the doors to allow royal lifeguards on horseback in. A link to the full show here (1:49, 2:20 and 2:55 in, available until 31 October 2017).  

Planning like it’s 1845

2017-06-01T19:17:46+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Tags: , |

The Windsor Link Railway is working on what we hope will be a new chapter of Windsor history. As we start the new year, is worth reflecting on how the railways first came to this town and how they defined and indeed saved Windsor as we know and love it today. The hero of the Story is Robert Tighe, a local businessman. As well as leading the campaign to bring the railways to Windsor, described below, this was just one part of a wider [...]