East West Rail

Tipped for Chiltern: ex-TPE Mk 5a set TP04 passes Norton, Worcestershire, hauled by No 37884 from Longsight depot to Long Marston for storage on 9 January 2024. News Premium

Mk 5s could release ‘168s’ for East West Rail

Chiltern seeks more capacity

Track laying complete - East West Rail completion moves closer. Courtesy EWR News Premium

Merriman marks EWR Phase 2 completion

Services due to start in 2025

East West Rail tracklaying nears completion

Attention turns to track welding, stressing and tamping: opening expected in 2025.

Benefits beyond BCR: an aerlai view of Bletchley High Level station on East West Rail. Phil Marsh News Premium

NAO: EWR case does not rest on BCR alone

NAO issues verdict after MP prompts on business case

No 66410 hauls a spoil recovery train on the Claydon HS2 section near the interface with East West Rail. Phil Marsh News Premium

NAO launches probe into EWR

Probe launched after North East Bedfordshire MP raises concerns

An artist's impression of Cambridge South station. Courtesy Network Rail News Premium

Murphy wins Cambridge South contract

New four-platform station to open in 2025

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Preferred East West Rail route confirmed

Chancellor backs reopened ‘Varsity line’

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Chiltern to operate first phase of EWR

National Rail Contract amended

Chancellor confirms IRP commitments

EWR full route from Oxford to Cambridge also confirmed

An electrification mast on the TransPennine Route Upgrade near Colton Junction News Freemium

TRU and EWR on Government project priority list

The TransPennine Route Upgrade and East West Rail are in a list of projects the government believes are priorities.