What's going on in my area

Details of network enhancement projects. Information about train operators and their performance, taken from ORR's data portal, is also available.

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  • Anglia
  • East Midlands
  • Kent
  • London North East
  • London North West
  • Scotland
  • Sussex
  • Wales
  • Western
  • Wessex

Please select the regions and/or counties you wish to cover either using the list to the left or the map.

Anglia

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Ely North Junction capacity improvement CP6
Anglia traction power supply upgrade Mar-19
West Anglia main line capacity increase May-19
Gospel Oak to Barking electrification June 2018 - Complete
Crossrail Stage 1 (Shenfield - Liverpool St) June 2017 - complete
Crossrail Key Output 5b (Shenfield & Pudding Mill Lane) Sep-19
Cambridge North new station May 2017 - complete

East Midlands

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
London to Corby electrification and capacity upgrade Dec-20
St Pancras to Sheffield line speed improvements Jun-17 - complete
Market Harborough line speed improvement Dec-19
Derby station area remodelling Oct-18

Kent

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Kent traction power supply upgrade Mar-19
Route 1 (London to Dartford, Hayes, Sevenoaks and Gravesend) - power supply upgrade June 2016 - complete
East Kent resignalling phase 2:enhancements February 2016 - complete
New Cross Grid power supply upgrade Apr-19

London North East

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Transpennine Route Upgrade CP6 - TBD
Intercity Express Programme: East Coast capability Aug-18 - Complete
Intercity Express Programme: East Coast power supply upgrade Sep-18
LNE routes traction power supply upgrade CP6
Stevenage turnback CP6 - TBD
Tram Train pilot TBD

London North West

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
North of England Programmes Phased completion:
Dec-17 - complete phase2 & Ordsall
Dec-18
CP6-TBD
Stafford area improvement scheme Aug-17 - complete
West Coast power supply upgrade Dec-17 - complete
Birmingham New Street Gateway project September 2015 - complete
Walsall to Rugeley Trent Valley electrification Dec-18
Chiltern Main Line train lengthening August 2015 - complete
North West train lengthening TBD
Bromsgrove electrification Aug-18 - complete
Redditch branch enhancement August 2014 - complete
Kenilworth new station Apr-18 - opened
Banbury light maintenance depot Dec-17 - complete

London North West

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
North of England Programmes Phased completion:
Dec-17 - complete phase2 & Ordsall
Dec-18
CP6-TBD
Stafford area improvement scheme Aug-17 - complete
West Coast power supply upgrade Dec-17 - complete
Birmingham New Street Gateway project September 2015 - complete
Walsall to Rugeley Trent Valley electrification Dec-18
Chiltern Main Line train lengthening August 2015 - complete
North West train lengthening TBD
Bromsgrove electrification Aug-18 - complete
Redditch branch enhancement August 2014 - complete
Kenilworth new station Apr-18 - opened
Banbury light maintenance depot Dec-17 - complete

Scotland

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM complete Completion date
EGIP Electrification of Springburn to Cumbernauld N/A March 2014 - complete
EGIP - Initial Phase Key Output 1 (Newbridge Junction to Glasgow Queen St & Edinburgh Gateway)   Dec-17 - complete
EGIP - Initial Phase Key Outputs 2, 3 & 4 (Edinburgh to Glasgow)   Mar-20
EGIP - Haymarket station capacity project N/A April 2014 - complete
Borders Railway N/A June 2015 - complete
2013 advance route clearance programme (other routes) N/A June 2015 - complete
Rolling programme of electrification Yes Mar-19
Aberdeen to Inverness improvements phase 1 Yes Dec-19
Highland Main Line journey time improvements phase 2 Yes Mar-19
Motherwell area stabling N/A July 2014 - complete
Motherwell resignalling enhancements Part Sep-18
ECML (North) - WCML (Carstairs) gauge enhancement N/A March 2016 - complete

Sussex

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Sussex traction power supply upgrade Dec-18
Redhill additional platform Jan-18 - complete
Uckfield line train lengthening July 2016 - complete
London Victoria station capacity improvements CP6
Balcombe to Copyhold bi-directional signalling upgrade April 2015 - complete

Wales

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Welsh Valley Lines electrification TBD
Barry–Cardiff Queen Street corridor January 2017 - complete
Great Western electrification: Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Nov-19

Western

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Great Western electrification: Maidenhead-Didcot Jan-18 - complete
Great Western electrification: Didcot - Wootton Bassett Jn - Bristol Pkwy Jan-19
Great Western electrification: Didcot - Oxford; Filton Bank; Wootton Bassett Jn - Bristol Temple Meads CP6
Intercity Express Programme: Western capability May-18 - complete
Intercity Express Programme: GWML capacity schemes Nov-18
Thames Valley branch lines electrification CP6
Southcote Junction to Basingstoke Electrification CP6
Thames Valley electric multiple unit capability works CP6
Western rail link to Heathrow CP6
Oxford corridor capacity improvements Phase 0 - Sep-2016 - complete
Phase 1 - Aug-2018 - complete
Phase 2 - CP6
Dr Days Junction to Filton Abbey Wood capacity improvements Dec-18
Bristol Temple Meads station capacity CP6
West of England diesel multiple unit capability Dec-18
Swindon to Kemble redoubling August 2014 - complete
Westerleigh Junction to Barnt Green linespeed increase CP6
Bristol East Junction remodelling CP6
Crossrail Key Output 2 (Old Oak Common - Westbourne Park) Jun-18 - complete
East West Rail Phase 1 (Marylebone - Oxford) Dec-2016 - complete

Wessex

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Waterloo: 10-car suburban trains Dec-17 - complete
Waterloo: Windsor line additional peak services Dec-18
South London HV Grid (Wimbledon) upgrade TBD
Reading, Ascot to London Waterloo train lengthening May 2017 - complete (except Feltham, due in CP6)
Wessex traction power supply upgrade May-17 - complete
10-car south west suburban railway Apr-2015 - complete
Wessex ASDO (Automatic Selective Door Opening) Oct-2015 - complete
DC regeneration Jan-18 - complete
Route 3 - power supply enhancements Jul-2014 - complete