71% of people support an east-west public transport connection
East West Rail will unlock opportunity for the region and beyond. This potential is demonstrated by the high level of support from local businesses, people and authorities.
Creating a sustainable future
As one of the UK’s largest proposed railway projects, we know we have a responsibility to tackle the environmental challenges faced by us all. To help navigate our ambitions, we’ve set clear environmental goals which align with domestic and global priorities – including the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
What you've been asking us
In the media
Bedford investor says East West Rail is vital to regenerate town centre
Entrepreneur says EWR will be a “stimulus” for jobs and opportunity in Bedford.
HS2 completes East West Rail works at Calvert
All earthworks and bridges required for East West Rail services to run over HS2 line have been completed.
A rail project with big hopes
EWR’s Beth West highlights how the project will grow the UK economy and improve peoples’ lives.
UK needs more lab space in Oxford and Cambridge if it wants to be science superpower
Property firms urge Chancellor to commit to East West Rail to improve transport links to hubs seen as vital for growth.
EWR would cut travel times and reduce costs
New Oxford to Cambridge rail link would reduce travel times and help connect up the UK.
East West Rail’s Trackathon proves an innovation hit with suppliers
SMEs pitch environmentally friendly and cost-saving solutions to help EWR set a blueprint for sustainable railway design and delivery.
Milton Keynes could crack UK’s faltering record on long-term investment
East West Rail identified as a project offering “a huge boost to growth” to improve prosperity.