UK politics website, Reaction, features WLR.

Britain’s rail buccaneers are back, and hopefully soon in business. Ambitious plans for the first privately-funded railway line to be built in Britain since the First World War will tonight (Tuesday) be submitted to the government for approval.

It’s taken seven years of blood, sweat and tears but engineer, George Bathurst, has finally won his battle to put forward his proposals for a new £1bn project – the Windsor Rail Link – to the Transport department.

The proposed Windsor Rail Link will connect the two stations in Windsor – one by the Queen’s castle and the other by the river – by tunnel. It will also link to Heathrow at no cost to the taxpayer and improve the journey time for millions of rail passengers and ease the horrendous traffic congestion in the area.

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