Public Consultation

This consultation has ended and feedback is being considered.
The next round of public consultation is expected to take place in Spring 2017.

7th September 2015
Network Rail is consulting the public on proposals for the East West Rail Western Section between Bicester and Bedford, Milton Keynes and Princes Risborough. The consultation runs from 7th September to 16th October 2015.

Statutory stakeholders including local authorities and landowners affected by the scheme have been sent consultation packs.

Consultation flyer

There is a series of public consultation events, open to all, and people are invited to view, discuss and give feedback on initial plans. The first round of consultation closes on 16th October. Feedback will then be reviewed. There will be a second round of consultation in early 2016. Following this, the aim is to submit plans to the Secretary of State in summer 2016 to obtain the required permission for the scheme.

View or download the flyer with details here, or click on the image.
EWR Consultation A5 Flyer

Consultation Events

Monday 21 September 12pm-8pm
Elim Church, 9 Bell St, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, HP27 0DE

Wednesday 23 September 12pm-8pm
Rivets Sports and Social Club, Whitehead Way, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 8AD

Thursday 24 September 12pm-8pm
John Paul II Centre, Henley House, The Causeway, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 6AW

Friday 25 September 12pm-8pm
Sycamore Hall, Drayton Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK2 3RR

Monday 28 September 4pm-8pm
and Tuesday 29 September 12pm-8pm
Public Hall, Elmfields Gate, Winslow, Buckinghamshire, MK18 3JG

Wednesday 30 September 12pm-8pm
and Thursday 1 October 12pm-8pm
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, MK43 0PR

Consultation Materials

A paper copy of the consultation materials can be viewed at the following locations until 16th October 2015.

Aylesbury Study Centre
Walton Street, Aylesbury, HP20 1UU

Bedford Central Library
Harpur Street, Bedford, MK40 1PG

Bletchley Library
Westfield Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK2 2RA

Bicester Library
Old Place Yard, Bicester, OX26 6AU

Central Bedfordshire Council
Priory House, Monks Walk, Chicksands, Shefford, SG17 9SB

Princes Risborough Library
Bell Street, Princes Risborough, HP27 0AA

Ridgmont Station Heritage Centre (The meeting room)
Station Road, Ridgmont, MK43 0XP

Winslow Community Library
Park Road, Winslow, MK18 3DN

View the Network Rail Public Consultation materials online at


Page created 7th September 2015
Updated 17th November 2016