Platform extension at Hanborough

Network Rail have announced plans for platform extensions along the Cotswold Line due to start taking place from November at stations including Charlbury, Evesham, Hanborough and Moreton-in-Marsh. This will mean that Great Western Railway (GWR) who operate along the Cotswold Line will be able to open more doors on their ten carriage trains. These improvements will help to make it easier for customers to get on and off the new trains and help to improve reliability with the service. County Councillor Liam Walker, who represents Long Hanborough said "These improvements are long overdue at Hanborough Station. Lots of commuters and visitors will be aware of the challenge of ensuring you are on

Expressway corridor is announced

The Government have announced their preferred corridor for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway and after a review by Highways England, it has opted for Corridor B, suggesting it "outperforms the other options by providing better links to jobs, education, leisure and health services." The £3.5 billion expressway, which could pass either to the West or East of Oxford, is scheduled to open in 2030. Promoting the decision to opt for Corridor B, ahead of a full public consultation to be held next year, Roads Minister Jesse Norman said: "The Expressway will enhance both transport connectivity and growth across the region for the benefit of the UK as a whole." Oxfordshire County Council respond to t

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