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This group of photo galleries follows the development of the East West Rail Link section between Bicester and Oxford, together with the "Bicester Chord", a 1km section linking the Oxford Line with the Chiltern Main Line

The upgrade of the Oxford-to-Bicester line not only facilitates the new Chiltern Railways service between Oxford and London, but is also the first phase of works on the western section of the East West Rail scheme, which will reinstate the railway for passenger and freight services through to Milton Keynes and Bedford.

The project includes building a new 1km section of railway to connect the Bicester Town to Oxford line to the Chiltern main line. It will also involve widening the existing track bed; doubling over 18km of track; increasing line speed to 100mph; constructing new overbridges, underbridges and footbridges; closing 37 level crossings; building a new Oxford Parkway station at Water Eaton; upgrading Bicester Town and Islip stations; and installing a new signalling system.

"SOFT LAUNCH" OXFORD, 11 DEC 2016

Visitors 100
30 photos
Created 6-Jan-17
Modified 6-Jan-17
"SOFT LAUNCH" OXFORD, 11 DEC 2016

1st DAY OF PUBLIC OPERATION, 25 OCT 2015

Visitors 271
41 photos
Created 25-Oct-15
Modified 25-Oct-15
1st DAY OF PUBLIC OPERATION, 25 OCT 2015

FIRST SERVICE OFF BICESTER CHORD, 2 JUN 2014

Visitors 104
11 photos
Created 2-Jun-14
Modified 2-Jun-14
FIRST SERVICE OFF BICESTER CHORD, 2 JUN 2014

BICESTER - GAVRAY JUNCTION AND BICESTER CHORD

Visitors 52
22 photos
Created 16-Oct-15
Modified 16-Oct-15
BICESTER - GAVRAY JUNCTION AND BICESTER CHORD

BICESTER - TUBBS CROSSING

Visitors 280
31 photos
Created 15-Aug-15
Modified 15-Aug-15
BICESTER - TUBBS CROSSING

BICESTER - LONDON ROAD CROSSING

Visitors 144
23 photos
Created 15-Aug-15
Modified 15-Aug-15
BICESTER - LONDON ROAD CROSSING

BICESTER TOWN/BICESTER VILLAGE

Visitors 1125
69 photos
Created 5-Apr-17
Modified 5-Apr-17
BICESTER TOWN/BICESTER VILLAGE

FROM A41 AT BICESTER

Visitors 294
8 photos
Created 26-Dec-14
Modified 26-Dec-14
FROM A41 AT BICESTER

LANGFORD LANE/WENDLEBURY HALT

Visitors 237
33 photos
Created 23-Sep-15
Modified 23-Sep-15
LANGFORD LANE/WENDLEBURY HALT

HOLTS FARM CROSSING/CHARLTON HALT

Visitors 215
27 photos
Created 16-Oct-15
Modified 16-Oct-15
HOLTS FARM CROSSING/CHARLTON HALT

ODDINGTON HALT

Visitors 663
33 photos
Created 16-Oct-15
Modified 16-Oct-15
ODDINGTON HALT

ODDINGTON TO ISLIP

Visitors 127
17 photos
Created 13-May-15
Modified 13-May-15
ODDINGTON TO ISLIP

ISLIP

Visitors 455
79 photos
Created 2-May-17
Modified 2-May-17
ISLIP

WATER EATON AND OXFORD ROAD HALT (OXFORD PARKWAY)

Visitors 484
29 photos
Created 12-Dec-16
Modified 12-Dec-16
WATER EATON AND OXFORD ROAD HALT (OXFORD PARKWAY)

WOLVERCOTE

Visitors 895
53 photos
Created 9-Dec-16
Modified 9-Dec-16
WOLVERCOTE

OXFORD

Visitors 132
11 photos
Created 22-Dec-16
Modified 22-Dec-16
OXFORD