Windsor Royal railway station

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Windsor Royal is a proposed railway station in Windsor and is part of the Windsor Link Railway which would see Windsor & Eton Riverside and Windsor & Eton Central replaced by one station which would be link to Heathrow Terminal 5.

The Plans[edit]

In June 2013, the company announced that Network Rail had given the green light to go ahead to the next phase of development and seek private investment.[1]

On 11 December 2013, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead received 1,423 signatures in support of the project.[2] This resulted in the project being discussed at full council on 25 February 2014. A unanimous motion was passed in support of the project, noting the petition, encouraging WLR to engage in the planning process and looking forward to further submissions.[3][4]

In August 2014, WLR announced that it had retained Turner & Townsend to run a competition to select an investment partner.[5]

In November 2014, a working group of the local planning authority, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, recommended support of the proposals in the borough local plan, provided no substantial harm to heritage assets was verified.[6] This was confirmed by the borough's cabinet on 26 February 2015.[7]

Also, the local neighbourhood plan[8] included the associated regeneration of the Windsor riverside area in its 'vision day'.[9] The Windsor Observer reported on 31 July 2015 that plans for a public consultation on the Windsor Link Railway have been delayed. This is to allow the rail link to be considered in the wider context of a "Windsor regeneration project".[10]


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