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Recent Rail Studies Undertaken

Recent studies undertaken are:

Borderlands Rail Study (Faber Maunsell)

The Borderlands Study was instigated by the Steering Group with funding from TAITH, Welsh Development Agency, Cheshire County Council and Merseytravel.  The study appraised opportunities for incremental and full extension of the electrified third rail between Bidston and Wrexham

Chester-Wrexham-Shrewsbury (Scott Wilson Rail)

The Chester – Wrexham – Shrewsbury rail study was instigated by the Shrewsbury – Chester Rail Line Liaison committee (SCRLLC) with financial support from TAITH, the Welsh Assembly Government, Cheshire County Council, Oswestry Borough Council, Shrewsbury & Atcham District Council, Shropshire County Council and ARRIVA Trains Wales. The study looked at the potential to improve capacity and the viability of new stations as well as the possible impact of line speed improvements.