Western

Western: region-western

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Network Rail’s Western route includes the Great Western Main Line and its branches, covering the route from London Paddington to Penzance, through Bristol and onto Pilning, up to the boundaries with Wales, Worcester and Basingstoke. The route operates and maintains over 900 miles of track, enabling the running of over 2,000 services a day. Train operators in the route include Great Western Railway, South West Trains, CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways, Heathrow Connect and Heathrow Express.

 

Latest news for this region

New flood alleviation scheme planned to start next month: Flooding at Cowley and Hele

New flood alleviation scheme planned to start next month

Friday 25 May 2018

A temporary road closure will be in place at Station Road in Hele, Devon, from Tuesday 29 May as Network Rail is planning to carry out a flood resilience project in the area. Flooding has been a long standing problem in and around Hele, and a scheme has been developed which will not only reduce the risk of flooding to the railway, but also to nearby homes and businesses.

Have your say on improving rail links to Heathrow from the West: WRLTH LOGO-3

Have your say on improving rail links to Heathrow from the West

Friday 11 May 2018
  • Local communities to help shape the final design of a potential new rail link from Reading and Slough to London Heathrow Airport
  • Final round of public consultation opens today (11 May)
  • Six week consultation includes details of the likely benefits of the new railway as well as how any construction and environmental impacts will be managed

 

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