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The new PM’s comments on WLR

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

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Secretary of State re-iterates support for private investment in rail

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;

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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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WLR and WRAtH in the Windsor Observer

The Windsor Observer has reported on the Windsor Link Railway and the options for a westerly link to Heathrow. They reported, “Last week, Secretary of State for transport Patrick McLoughlin agreed to look into speeding up the delivery of WRatH at the request of Slough MP Fiona Mactaggart”. WLR is grateful that he has not

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Steve Baker MP adds his support

Steve Baker, the MP for Wycombe, has added his support to the Windsor Link Railway, commenting:

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Theresa May MP adds her support

Theresa May, the MP for Maidenhead, has added her support for the Windsor Link Railway. She says: 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

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Michael Gove adds his support

Another local MP, The Right Hon. Michael Gove has joined his colleagues in supporting the Windsor Link Railway, saying… “Better rail services are important for the people of Surrey Heath. This is why I am encouraged to see proposals such as the Windsor Link Railway, which would make it easier to connect Farnborough, Camberley and

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Transport Minister confirms WLR satisfies HLOS

The Transport Minister, Theresa Villiers, has now confirmed that the WLR ‘as a way to meet the HLOS requirements which I have outlined’. “The High Level Output Specification (HLOS) for rail that we published on 17 July asked the rail industry to develop plans to build a new rail link from the Great Western Mail

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