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East-West Rail link is ready to roll

When the first phase of East West Rail (EWR) is re-activated in December 2017, it will be the largest single railway re-opening project in England since the 1960s. Nearly 50 miles of track will be brought back into use, or upgraded, to connect Bletchley and Milton Keynes with Oxford, Bicester, Bedford and Aylesbury. It will connect some of England’s fastest growing towns and cities. John W E Helm reports. Continue reading East-West Rail link is ready to roll

Making the most out of HS2

Eager to capitalise on the additional capacity benefits HS2 will bestow, Network Rail has released a document outlining its latest thinking and future plans. Details are a bit sketchy at the moment but a clearer picture should emerge in due course. Continue reading Making the most out of HS2