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East West Rail Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 39971, tabled on 19 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether it remains the Government's position to support the building of East West Rail to completion.

Answered on

25 July 2022

Connection Stage 1 (CS1) of East West Rail (Oxford to Bletchley and Milton Keynes) is currently in construction with Entry into Service by 2025. Connection Stage 2 (Bletchley to Bedford) and Connection Stage 3 (Bedford to Cambridge) of East West Rail are at development stage and next steps for the project will be set out in due course.