SWT Consultation Response

The Department for Transport ran a consultation earlier this year seeking input on priorities for the next South Western rail franchise. My own response to this consultation as a local MP within the area concerned is detailed below.   “I write in response to the Department of Transport’s consultation over the South Western Rail Franchise. […]

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Network Rail – Egham Station Work

Local residents have recently been alerted to planned improvement works by Network Rail to extend platforms at Egham station to accommodate 10-couch trains. The work will take place from mid-July 2016 until early 2017 and is part of Network Rail’s 2014-2019 £40 billion Railway Upgrade Plan and £800 million investment in the Wessex Route. Network […]

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Brooklands Budget

I am delighted that Brooklands Museum, a local landmark and the birthplace of British motorsport and aviation, has received £1 million from the Government’s Libor funding. Announced in the 2016 Budget, this award will fill the funding gap for the museum’s £8 million regeneration project to restore the Brooklands Aircraft Factory, which will include re-opening […]

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Network Rail Feasibility Study (Airtrack)

Network Rail has recently conducted a Southern Rail Access to Heathrow Feasibility Study to assess the viability of a new rail line serving Heathrow Airport from the South as part of the rail industry’s Long-Term Planning Process. Network Rail have stated that “the purpose of this study is to inform Government of the potential market, […]

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