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East West Rail Update – 5 possible routes

Written by Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce | 13 Apr 2021

Robinson & Hall, Land and Property Professionals provide an update on East West Rail…

“With a number of clients affected by the proposed corridor for East West Rail we have been awaiting more news of the proposed route. We have today received information of a consultation on five possible routes for the line between Bedford and Cambridge.The consultation also includes details of planned changes on the Milton Keynes to Bedford route.
On the Bedford to Cambridge sections, we understand that nine initial routes have been narrowed down to five and these will now undergo public consultation. Routes 1 and 9 are currently considered the most favourable. The consultation is now open and runs until 9th June 2021.

The five possible routes are shown on the plan below:

Possible Routes

The current preferred options are routes 1 and 9 and the plans below show these in more detail:

Route 1

Route 9

If you would like to respond to the consultation it can be found here:

If your property is affected by the scheme and you would like further advice, please contact Polly Sewell, Partner and Rural Surveyor at Robinson & Hall on 01234 362933 or email

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