Progress on Reopening of the Railway – July 2020

Progress on Reopening of the Railway – July 2020


Network Rail’s restoration of the railway between Bicester and Bletchley continues to pick up pace.  Winslow’s new railway station has received planning permission and visible changes are being made to the line.  The following information may be of interest:


The EWR Alliance’s latest report on the East West Rail project is available here: July Update.


Details of the new station are on Buckinghamshire Council’s planning portal, here: Planning Application.


Any comments on the project should be made by email to:


Within Winslow there are planned closures to all of the public footpaths that cross the railway line, and at various times Furze Lane, Little Horwood Road, and the western part of Verney Road will be closed.  In addition there are planned closures of roads and footpaths in surrounding villages that are adjacent to the railway line, including Swanbourne and Mursley.  Details of current and planned road and footpath closures in Buckinghamshire can be found on the One Network website, here:

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