New Civil Engineer magazine reports (£) on WLR's two-for-the-price-of-one proposal, combining works from west and south of the airport. Windsor Link Railway (WLR) has put forward a proposal to roll the WRLtH and SRLtH schemes into one, dramatically reducing the cost of the works estimated at £2.3bn by Network Rail. WLR managing director George Bathurst told New Civil Engineer how its proposal to link up sections of existing track could cut the combined price tag of both projects in half. “We’ll be bidding to [...]
The Windsor Link Railway has been featured in the Windsor & Eton Express. Update: article now online here. Government encourages private investment for new southern rail link to Heathrow Airport https://t.co/oGqinmaThg — SloughWindsorExpress (@ExpressSeries) March 25, 2018
The Daily Telegraph reports on the Secretary of State’s announcement yesterday on ‘market led proposals’ for rail: […]
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).