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11 November 2016 Council leaders ‘optimistic’ as Government restates the importance of East West Rail

The Secretary of State for Transport has confirmed the Government’s commitment to deliver East West Rail at the earliest opportunity.

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5 September 2016 Land acquired for new Winslow Station

Buckinghamshire County Council has bought the land for Winslow Station, which will be served by three new passenger services on the East West Rail line.

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16 August 2016 East West Rail key to Economic Development

Strategic Alliance gives steer to Government on developing the Oxford – Milton Keynes – Cambridge growth corridor.

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7 June 2016 Lidlington

Network Rail will be holding public consultation events at the Church Hall, Church Street, Lidlington, Bedfordshire MK43 0RJ

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4 April 2016 Central Section preferred corridor announced

Bedford – Sandy – Cambridge is the identified as the preferred corridor for East West Rail central section.

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29 February 2016 New habitat in Buckinghamshire for rare butterfly

Volunteers from the East West Rail team help Butterfly Conservation create a new habitat near Princes Risborough for the very rare Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

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2 February 2016 East West Rail Consortium wins ADEPT President’s Award

The pioneering partnership approach to delivery of East West Rail scoops the award for ‘Meaningful Devolution for Communities’.

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26 January 2016 East West Rail Phase 1 completion date announced

The first direct service between Oxford city centre and London Marylebone is due to start in December 2016, following completion of the upgraded Oxford to Oxford Parkway railway.

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4 December 2015 Work continues on second phase of East West Rail

Government confirms commitment to deliver East West Rail, following publication of Network Rail’s Hendy Report. Development work continues.

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4 December 2015 Alliance contracts awarded for East West Rail Phase 2

A major milestone has been reached for East West Rail as contracts have been awarded for the rail link through Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.

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