The research was carried out by Copper Consultancy, on behalf of the Windsor Link, in November 2018. The sample size was 100, targeted on businesses in and around Windsor and commuters. Report
The Windsor Link Railway has been featured in Modern Railways magazine. This would make rail a more attractive option for visiting Windsor from the capital. At present, the town is in danger of being strangled by the traffic problems presented by the seven million visitors that come each year to see the castle and other attractions. Tourist coaches, in particular, are a nuisance: they line up in serried ranks in a coach park alongside the Great Western viaduct. On my visit, one of the [...]
The Daily Telegraph reports today: Five bidders are in the running to build the first railway line under new government proposals aiming to fund new tracks entirely with private cash… Bidders were invited to submit proposals in March as part of plans by ministers to inject extra cash into the railways. Chris Grayling, the Transport Secretary, has been vocal about his desire for rail access to Heathrow from the south, as improved transport links bolster the argument in favour of the third runway expansion [...]
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
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 […]
The Windsor Link Railway has been working with engineering consultants Pell Frischmann as well as Network Rail on completing formal project milestones (GRIP). We are on target to have feasibility (GRIP 2) for the tunnel in Windsor completed by early 2017. The aim is to give a number of alignment options and to demonstrate compliance with railway standards for operability and safety. Also important for this next level of work will be confirmation of current cost and revenue estimates to ensure that value for [...]
WLR Architect, James Armitage, has produced these watercolour-style images illustrating ideas for an improved and restored Windsor riverside. More details on our Windsor page.