Reading to Heathrow in under 32 minutes. Services from Twyford twice as often as currently planned — turn up and go!
Reading to London Waterloo via Windsor, saving 20 minutes’ journey time
With a greatly increased population but roads that just haven’t kept up, electric rail makes an environmentally friendly alternative
Better train links will reduce pressure on the roads, making car journeys better too
The WLR aims to be privately financed. This would reduce the burden on the taxpayer. Also, giving private investors a stake in the operation of the new transport infrastructure creates an incentive for them to make maximum use of the capital employed, meaning potentially more services for residents as well as for downward pressure on costs and hence fares