West London Orbital railway

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West London Orbital railway - Latest news, articles and photos

A proposed railway line linking Hounslow to Old Oak Common and up through Neasden and then to Brent Cross and/or West Hampstead via an upgraded Dudding Hill line.

It would likely include new junctions at Neasden, Harlesden and new stations at Old Oak Common, and Lionel Road next to Brentford Community Stadium.

Hopes for West London Orbital railway consultation later this year
Hopes for West London Orbital railway consultation later this year

Hopes for West London Orbital railway consultation later this year

A long-running campaign to open up a freight railway in West London for passenger use could see a public consultation into the scheme open later this year.

Mar
16
2021
Setback for West London Orbital railway plans
Setback for West London Orbital railway plans

Setback for West London Orbital railway plans

Plans to modify the under-construction Brent Cross West station to include a connection for the suggested West London Orbital (WLO) railway have suffered a set-back after TfL said that it cannot commit funding at the moment.

Sep
22
2020
New railway station at Brent Cross West gets approval
New railway station at Brent Cross West gets approval

New railway station at Brent Cross West gets approval

A new station on the Thameslink line for Brent Cross was given final approval by Barnet council last week.

May
20
2020
London Overground moves closer to building a West London extension
London Overground moves closer to building a West London extension

London Overground moves closer to building a West London extension

A long running campaign to open up a freight railway in West London for passenger use has received a boost from a supportive TfL report into the line.

Jul
02
2019
New railway line for West London proposed
New railway line for West London proposed

New railway line for West London proposed

An old railway line currently used for cargo trains could be converted into passenger use, linking parts of West London currently poorly served by rail services.

Sep
29
2017