What Is the East West Rail Link?

What Is the East West Rail Link?

JUNE 2018

The East West Rail Link, also called the Varsity Line, is the railway route that once linked Oxford and Cambridge. It allowed for quick and easy travel between the two university towns, and also provided easy access to Milton Keynes. Services were withdrawn from certain sections of the East West Rail Link in the 1960s, but the Government is now backing proposals to revive the route by the mid-2020s. 

The East West Rail project is a major undertaking that aims to connect East Anglia with the Central, Southern and Western regions of England. This will include establishing a new railway link between Oxford and Cambridge, using the trackbed of the original Varsity Line. This is part of a broader national infrastructure initiative currently taking place in the UK.

This new rail is designed to make travel between Oxford and Cambridge faster and easier, provide access to housing and support the growing job market, as well as boost the local economy.

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