Topic: Oxford

Platform level view of a train standing at Oxford Parkway

Cowley branch is another project for Oxford

A little-used freight line in suburban Oxford is a step closer to being resurrected as a mixed-traffic route. The Cowley branch, which serves the car manufacturing plant of the same name, has seen the local...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
First train crosses the rebuilt Nuneham Viaduct over the River Thames in Oxfordshire

Nuneham Viaduct restored to rail traffic

Rail is on the move again across Nuneham Viaduct. The bridge, in the south west of England, collapsed on 3 April, blocking the Didcot – Oxford railway and disrupting passenger and freight services between the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Oxford freight corridor gets green light

The UK government’s department for transport has approved Network Rail’s plans to expand Oxford Station and provide a corridor for freight operations. The plans will allow an additional twelve freight trains to operate through Oxford...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton