New Windsor Link video

2019-03-19T10:33:41+00:00March 19th, 2019|Tags: |

Click to see our new video giving an overview of WLR phases 1 and 2, Phase 1 connects the M4 and M3 corridors enabling much faster orbital journeys around the west of London, as well as faster journeys to Waterloo and Paddington, with more choice. It also creates an opportunity to improve the Windsor riverside better than could be achieved with individual land owners, such as the council, operating alone. Phase 2 connects Heathrow to the west and the south, saving £3 billion compared [...]

WLR Joining Passenger Demand Forecasting Council

2017-06-27T17:30:55+00:00June 27th, 2017|Tags: , |

The Windsor Link Railway is pleased to be joining the Passenger Demand Forecasting Council as an associate member. This will allow us to access the Rail Demand Forecasting Handbook containing twenty years of research on rail demand forecasting, providing guidance on aspects such as the effects of service quality, fares and external factors on rail demand. […]

Another record-breaking year

2017-07-05T20:15:53+00:00January 6th, 2017|Tags: |

Happy New Year as well as a big thank you to everybody who visited this site in 2016, more of you than ever, demonstrating the growing public interest in the Windsor Link Railway proposals. Public consultation is a key part of the planning approval process, which WLR hopes to start formally in 2017, as well as helping to make its proposals even better. The site has published fewer posts than previous years but representing more substantial pieces of work. The highlight of the year [...]

WLR commissions architects

2017-06-01T16:27:52+00:00February 15th, 2016|Tags: , , |

WLR is pleased to announce that it has commissioned James Armitage Architects to produce an indicative masterplan and design ideas for the Windsor Link Railway. James Armitage specialise in traditional and classic architecture and they are part of the Prince's Foundation for Building Community Professional Network. This means they are well-placed to understand Windsor's special status, as an internationally famous historic town and as a home as well as the needs and preferences of local residents today. The output of this work will enable [...]

Happy New Year 2016

2016-01-02T11:28:02+00:00January 2nd, 2016|Tags: |

WLR wishes all its supporters and viewers of this site a very Happy New Year. In 2015 this site saw another year of high traffic, with 27,000 page view and 11,000 unique visitors, an increase of 14% from 2014. The majority of these are from local people who would be directly affected by the proposed improvements to Windsor. This continues to demonstrate both the high level of interest in the project and WLR's engagement with the public. The highlight of the year was the [...]

28,000 pages views in 2014

2014-12-31T16:30:49+00:00December 31st, 2014|Tags: |

The WLR website received 28,000 views in 2014, according to Jetpack. This is a 40% increase from the year before. Almost all of these were from the local region. Our busiest day of the year was June 10, with WLR being featured by the BBC. The high numbers visiting this site are an important part of WLR's eventual success, demonstrating a high level of involvement by local people. This fits with recent research by the out Windsor Neighbourhood Plan, which found an amazingly high [...]