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Network Rail’s Western route reveals five year £multi-billion plan to improve the railway and increase services in the Thames Valley and Oxfordshire: Signalling gantry near London Paddington

Network Rail’s Western route reveals five year £multi-billion plan to improve the railway and increase services in the Thames Valley and Oxfordshire

Tuesday 13 Feb 2018
  • Proposed £2bn+ plan to maintain and improve the railway in the Western region between 2019 and 2024
  • Plans include supporting an additional 140,000 more trains per year from 2019 and working ever more closely with operators to improve reliability across the route by more than 11%
  • Target of 6% efficiency, creating potential savings of over £100m
Network Rail’s Western route reveals five year £multi-billion plan to improve the railway and increase services in the South West: Raising the sea wall to protect the railway at Dawlish

Network Rail’s Western route reveals five year £multi-billion plan to improve the railway and increase services in the South West

Tuesday 13 Feb 2018
  • Proposed £2bn+ plan to maintain and improve the railway in the Western region between 2019 and 2024
  • Plans include supporting an additional 140,000 more trains per year from 2019 and working ever more closely with operators to improve reliability across the route by more than 11%
  • Target of 6% efficiency, creating potential savings of over £100m
Network Rail’s Western route reveals five year £multi-billion plan to improve the railway and increase services in the West of England: Cross Country train at Bristol Temple Meads

Network Rail’s Western route reveals five year £multi-billion plan to improve the railway and increase services in the West of England

Tuesday 13 Feb 2018
  • Proposed £2bn+ plan to maintain and improve the railway in the Western region between 2019 and 2024
  • Plans include supporting an additional 140,000 more trains per year from 2019 and working ever more closely with operators to improve reliability across the route by more than 11%
  • Target of 6% efficiency, creating potential savings of over £100m