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Airtrack

A new tunnel would connect Heathrow to the railway between Staines & Wraysbury, enabling local services to south west London, Surrey and Waterloo, and longer-distance services to Hampshire. [more...]

Brockley high level platforms

Hackney's East London Line Group and the LTUC want to see interchange platforms provided on the Nunhead-Lewisham line at Brockley. [more...]

c2c Barking Reach stations

Two new stations are proposed to serve riverside developments in Barking and Dagenham on the c2c line. [more...]

Camberwell & Walworth stations

The inner London areas of Camberwell and Walworth lost their rail service in 1916 and never got it back. Plans exist to rebuild two stations to serve them. [more...]

Channel Tunnel Rail Link

True high-speed link from the Channel Tunnel to new international station at St Pancras. Eurostar services now use the link, with high-speed domestic services to Kent due in 2009. [more...]

Chiltern platform extensions

Chiltern Railways extended some platforms on its route to accomodate longer trains. [more...]

Chiltern Railways Wembley depot

A new 20m depot at Wembley has been built as part of Chiltern's franchise commitment and will house its expanding fleet. [more...]

Clapham Junction congestion relief

A third entrance to Clapham Junction station, on St John's Hill, would relieve overcrowding and accommodate future growth if the East London Line arrives here. [more...]

Cross-South London rail

This proposal envisages new rail services from Dartford via Sidcup, Lewisham and Peckham to Clapham Junction. [more...]

Crossrail

London's biggest project, Crossrail, is a new railway tunnel between Paddington & Whitechapel, enabling suburban trains to travel from Heathrow & Maidenhead to Canary Wharf, Shenfield & Abbey Wood. [more...]

Crossrail 2

Complementary to Crossrail 1, this is a mainline tunnel from Clapham Junction via Victoria, Tottenham Ct Rd & King's Cross to undecided lines in the northeast. [more...]

Crossrail 3

In addition to Crossrail 1 & 2, a third line has been mooted between Euston & Waterloo. [more...]

Deptford station redevelopment

Deptford station will be redeveloped as part of a mixed-use regeneration project. [more...]

Eastfields Station

Various bodies wish to see a new station built between Streatham and Mitcham Junction, to cover a "hole" served by no railway stations. [more...]

Ebbsfleet International

Ebbsfleet International is a new station a few miles outside the M25 in Kent, on the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, which will have a 15 min journey time to St Pancras. [more...]

Euston redevelopment

A 1bn improvement and enlargement of Euston mainline station is planned, including Underground improvements. [more...]

Fulham Road (Stamford Bridge) Station

Chelsea Village PLC want to build a station on the West London Line to serve Chelsea FC's football stadium at Stamford Bridge. [more...]

Hackney stations interchange

Improvements are being investigated by TfL Rail to the interchange between Hackney Downs and Hackney Central stations. [more...]

Heathrow Connect

BAA is in a joint venture with First Great Western to provide local trains from Paddington to Heathrow stopping at suburban stations. [more...]

High Speed Rail to the North

A TGV-style line would take advantage of Britain's linear geography by connecting major cities between London and Edinburgh/Glasgow with 220mph lines. [more...]

Imperial Wharf Station

Developers St George will provide a new station on the West London Line at Chelsea Harbour as part of their Imperial Wharf development [more...]

Leyton Bakers Arms station

The rail users' group for the Barking - Gospel Oak line want to see Leyton (Bakers Arms) station on Lea Bridge Road reopened. [more...]

London Overground & Orbirail

TfL will take over and improve several North London railway lines including the North London Line to create a "London Overground" franchise, eventually providing a range of orbital railway services through inner London. [more...]

London Rail Authority

TfL wishes to take administrative control of London surburban services in order to specify higher standards and develop a fully integrated transport system. [more...]

Marylebone extra platforms

Chiltern Railways built two extra platforms at London Marylebone to give a capacity increase, as part of their "Project Evergreen" upgrade plans. [more...]

Overground Network

A TfL branding exercise on high-frequency suburban lines to encourage turn-up-and-go usage. [more...]

Stansted second runway

Both the government and BAA have proposed a new runway and terminal at Stansted to increase capacity at London airports. [more...]

Stratford to Stansted and Hertford

Services from Stratford to Stansted Airport and to Hertford East began in December 2005. [more...]

Thameslink new northern stations

New stations are proposed for Thameslink to serve new developments at Napsbury (London Colney), Luton North, Elstow (south Bedford) and Bedford North. [more...]

Thameslink Programme (Thameslink 2000)

A major (and severely delayed) upgrade to Thameslink, the north-south rail link through London. More destinations will be served and there will be a higher frequency. [more...]

Tufnell Park GOBLIN station

Islington Council & the LTUC propose a reinstated station on the Gospel Oak - Barking line, which passes very close to Tufnell Park Northern Line station. [more...]

Waterloo International Re-use

When Eurostar move from Waterloo to St Pancras in 2007, the vacated International station will be used by SWT trains. [more...]

West Croydon improvements

An additional entrance at West Croydon station could improve interchange to tram and bus services. [more...]

West Hampstead Interchange

Chiltern Railways are proposing a redevelopment of West Hampstead, with new Chiltern & Metropolitan platforms and a direct mezzanine link between platforms. [more...]

York Way Station

A station could be constructed on the North London Line at York Way, to serve the King's Cross railway land development. Interchange could be possible with the Tube by reopening the long-disused York Road Piccadilly Line station. [more...]
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