East West Rail

How the East West Rail project will make travel across Britain easier

The East West Rail scheme will re-establish a rail link between Cambridge and Oxford to improve connections between East Anglia and central, southern and western England.

East west rail overall map proposals

The proposed East West Rail route falls into three distinct sections:

The East West Rail Consortium, a group of local authorities and strategic partners, was formed in 1995 with the objective of promoting and developing a strategic railway connecting East Anglia with central, southern and western England, to include the reinstatement of a Cambridge to Oxford rail link and an upgraded line to Aylesbury.

The following website pages outline the plans for the Western Section, Central Section and Eastern Section and describe the benefits these improvements will bring to passengers and businesses.

Watch the video below to find out more.