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Figure 19 highlights route enhancement aspirations

Figure 19 Route enhancement aspirations

Status

Funding

Main asset type(s)

Output change

Project description

Project

First Great Western proposal

Third party

Signals

Facilitate improved turnrounds for race- day trains and freight capacity

Conversion to reversible capability

Newbury Racecourse down passenger loop (12.01)

O

First Great Western proposal

Third party

Track

Accommodation of 6 car trains

Extension of turnback siding

Bedwyn turnback siding (12.01)

B

First Great Western proposal

Third party

Track, signals

Improved station capacity and capability

Re-instatement of fourth platform and revised layout

Westbury station (12.01)

C

Network Rail strategic development

Network Rail

Track

Improved capacity and performance

Linespeed increase

Reading – Cogload Junction (12.01)

C

First Great Western proposal

Third party

Track, signals

Improved capacity and performance

Additional track and remodelled approach to Taunton upside bay platform

Cogload Junction – Taunton (12.02)

P

First Great Western proposal

Third party

Track

Improved capacity and performance

Down Relief line speed increase

Taunton – Silk Mill (12.02)

Q

No longer under consideration by Virgin Cross Country due to redeployment of Class 221 fleet

n/a

Track

Improved journey times

Maximise tilt train capability

Taunton – Plymouth (12.02 & 12.03)

R

15

First Great Western proposal

Under consideration for inclusion in scope of the area signalling renewal

First Great Western proposal

Third party

Network Rail

Third party

Track, signals

Signals

Signals

Increased capacity and capability

Improved capacity and performance

Increased capability

Signalling adjustments and linespeed increases throughout the station area

Reduction in headways

Conversion of both lines to reversible status

Exeter St Davids (12.02 & 12.03)

Newton Abbot – Plymouth (12.03)

Exeter St Davids – Exeter Central (12.05)

E

S

T

Network Rail Route Plans 2007

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