This aim of this work is set out in the Mayor's Transport Strategy.
The service would connect the Opportunity Areas of:
In the north, it's proposed that the service would run along the Dudding Hill line - this is currently used for freight services only.
The new service aims to:
We have worked closely with the West London Alliance, Network Rail and our West London borough partners to develop a strategic outline business case for the proposal.
The case shows that the West London Orbital scheme could address critical strategic issues facing west and northwest London.
We're now considering the next steps for developing the scheme and how such a scheme could be funded.