The Spectator Magazine has published a policy brief on how a more market-led process can improve Britain’s railways. […]
This week, at the Windsor Town Forum, the council announced that it appointed consultants GL Hearn for a Windsor Riverside Improvement Opportunity, the Windsor Express reports […]
Ever wondered how certain rail schemes get the go-ahead, whilst you sit on an overcrowded or late train starved of investment? Well so do we. […]
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).
At Network Rail's request, The Windsor Link Railway has submitted a formal feasibility to them. This is often known as a ‘GRIP 2 report' in the rail industry. This follows on from WLR being included in the Hansford Review, commissioned by Network Rail and published last month, to introduce more private investment in the rail industry and improve services to customers. The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, has also called for ‘new ways of working, new ways of funding improvements in rail’. [...]