Publication date 26 October 2020
Minor revision 12 January 2021
We are proposing a Crossrail 2 circular service via Reading. The service would operate clockwise
and anti-clockwise on the following route :
Broxbourne, St Pancras, Victoria, Clapham Junction, Wimbledon, Surbiton, Weybridge, Woking, Brookwood, Camberley, Wokingham, Reading, Oxford, Aylesbury, Rickmansworth, Watford Junction, Stevenage, Ware and Broxbourne.
This route can be followed on our summary diagrammatic map :
Summary diagrammatic map : our projects in relation to one another (opens in new window or tab, click with magnifying glass).
We hypothesise that such a service might contribute to a reduction in car dependency and of congestion on the M25 motorway, that is, significant modal shift to rail.
Without Crossrail 2, a modified version of such a service might operate from London Waterloo to either Kings Cross or Moorgate or Liverpool Street.
Related projects :
We propose east west rail in Hertfordshire with a new rail corridor Rickmansworth, Watford Junction, St Albans Abbey, London Colney, Hatfield, Welwyn, Stevenage, Ware, Harlow Town.
As part of this proposal, we propose an extension of the Abbey line from St Albans Abbey via London Colney to Hatfield.
We are proposing a direct London commuter service via Camberley.
We are proposing a station stop on High Speed 2 in the vicinity of Aylesbury.
A Crossrail 2 circular service via Reading is dependent on the first two of the three projects listed above.
Our East west rail - Oxford to Cambridge project proposes the creation of an Outer London rail consortium.
Our current proposals, projects and articles are listed here : List of articles