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
Great Eastern Main Line capacity improvement (Bow Junction) Mar-23
Gospel Oak to Barking electrification TBD
Crossrail Stage 1 (Shenfield - Liverpool St) June 2017 - complete
Crossrail Stage 3 (Paddington - Custom House/Abbey Wood) Dec-18
Crossrail Stage 4 (Paddington through to Shenfield) May-19
Crossrail Stage 5 (Reading & Heathrow through London to Shenfield & Custom House/Abbey Wood) Dec-19
Cambridge North new station May 2017 - complete

East Midlands

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
MML long distance high speed services train lengthening Mar-23
St Pancras to Sheffield line speed improvements Jun-17 - complete
Market Harborough line speed improvement Dec-19

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, Gravesend train lengthening Sep-18

London North East

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Transpennine Route Upgrade Dec-22
Intercity Express Programme: East Coast capability Aug-18
Intercity Express Programme: East Coast power supply upgrade Sep-18
LNE routes traction power supply upgrade CP6
Gordon Hill turnback Dec-18
Stevenage turnback CP6
Tram Train pilot Aug-18

London North West

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
North of England Programmes Phased completion:
Dec-17
Dec-18
Dec-22
Stafford area improvement scheme Aug-17 - complete
West Coast power supply upgrade Dec-17
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 May-18
Redditch branch enhancement August 2014 - complete
Kenilworth new station Dec-17

London North West

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
North of England Programmes Phased completion:
Dec-17
Dec-18
Dec-22
Stafford area improvement scheme Aug-17 - complete
West Coast power supply upgrade Dec-17
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 May-18
Redditch branch enhancement August 2014 - complete
Kenilworth new station Dec-17

Scotland

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM complete Completion date
EGIP Electrification of Springburn to Cumbernauld Target Price March 2014 - complete
EGIP - Initial Phase Key Output 1 (Newbridge Junction to Glasgow Queen St & Edinburgh Gateway)   Dec-17
EGIP - Initial Phase Key Outputs 2, 3 & 4 (Edinburgh to Glasgow)   Mar-20
EGIP - Haymarket station capacity project Target Price April 2014 - complete
Borders Railway Target Price June 2015 - complete
2013 advance route clearance programme (other routes) Target Price 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   Mar-19
Motherwell area stabling N/A July 2014 - complete
Motherwell resignalling enhancements   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 Dec-18
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

Western

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Great Western electrification CP6
Intercity Express Programme: Western capability May-18
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 Jun-19
Western rail link to Heathrow CP6
Oxford corridor capacity improvements Phase 0 - Sep 2016 - complete
Phase 1 - Aug 2018
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
Crossrail Stage 2 (Heathrow - Westbourne Park) May-18
Crossrail Stage 3 (Paddington - Custom House/Abbey Wood) Dec-18
Crossrail Stage 5 (Reading & Heathrow through London to Shenfield & Custom House/Abbey Wood) Dec-19
East West Rail Phase 1 (Marylebone - Oxford) December 2016 - complete

Wessex

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Waterloo: 10-car suburban trains Dec-17
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
10-car south west suburban railway April 2015 - complete
Wessex ASDO (Automatic Selective Door Opening) October 2015 - complete
DC regeneration Jan-18
Route 3 - power supply enhancements July 2014 - complete