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17 April 2009 East West Rail & Chiltern Railways go public

The East West Rail Consortium, Milton Keynes Partnership and Chiltern Railways will be presenting their plans for developing the railway between Oxford, Bicester Town and Milton Keynes to the public this month at exhibitions in Bicester (17th April), Oxford (18th April) and Kidlington (25th April). With two major projects being developed at the same time, […]

18 February 2009 Options for bridging ‘the missing link’ revisited

The East West Rail Consortium has today published a discussion paper re-examining the route options for the East West Rail link between Bedford and Cambridge. With the East of England Regional Assembly and the Government Office for the East of England developing an implementation plan for the regional spatial strategy and regional economic strategy, the […]

16 January 2009 Clearing the way for East West Rail design

Around 20 kilometres of disused railway line between Bletchley and Claydon Junction stations will be cleared of scrub, brambles and overgrown vegetation so that survey and investigation work can be carried out for the design development phase of the East West Rail project. Starting on 26 January, the clearance will take two to three weeks […]

18 December 2008 Work starts to complete design for East West Rail

Milton Keynes Partnership (MKP) and the East West Rail Consortium (EWRC) have commissioned work to complete the design for the western section of East West Rail. Known as Guidance on Railway Investment Projects (GRIP) 4, this project will include a fully developed operating and business case and will be completed by December 2009. Atkins Consultancy […]

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