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The West London Line Group (WLLG) was set up in November 2004, to represent rail passengers and other organisations interested in the use of stations along the West London Line corridor. The Groupís primary aim is to seek a credible, robust and passenger-friendly set of rail services on the West London Line.
 

Latest News

Date of announcement

News Item

Stations on the West London Line

WLL Stations

21 July 2016

WLLG reponse to Withdrawal of Mon-Fri GTR/Southern trains on West London Line

The Group has issued a third progress report following coverage of gaps by London Overground in WLL services due to withdrawal of Southern services. Report is in Latest News.

11 July 2016

WLLG reponse to Withdrawal of Mon-Fri GTR/Southern trains on West London Line

The Group has issued a second progress report following coverage of gaps by London Overground in WLL services due to withdrawal of Southern services. Report is in Latest News.

9 July 2016

WLLG reponse to Withdrawal of Mon-Fri GTR/Southern trains on West London Line

The West London Line Group has written to Patrick McLoughlin, MP, Secretary of State for Transport, seeking an immediate reversal of the decision to withdraw the whole GTR/Southern WLL service on Mondays-Fridays for an indefinite period and the full restoration of this service. Read the Progress Report in Latest News.

7 July 2016

WLLG voices concerns over revisedSouthern timetable

The Group writes to the Secretary of State, Department of Tranport requesting reinstatement of the East Croydon to Milton Keynes, Monday to Friday, services following suspension of this service from 11 July. See Latest News section for details.

8 April 2016

WLLG proposals for House of Lords HS2 Debate on 14th April 2016

The Group has asked Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, in the debate in the House of Lords on 14 April 2016 to support the Group's proposals for improving HS2 and surrounding infrastructure for the future long-term benefit of the country.
See Latest News for details.

3 March 2016

Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum Keynote Seminar : Thursday 3rd March 2016

The Group is attending the Seminar on "Next steps for the rail network in England: strategic priorities, high-speed rail and future of Network Rail" todfay and asking specific questions. See Latest News for details.

24 Sept 14

Travel by West London Line to the Earl's Court Society - Routemaster display on Tuesday 30 September

RM 1 was first unveiled at the Commercial Motor Show 60 years ago in the Ear'l's Court Exhibition Hall (24/9/54 to 2/10/54).
The Earl's Court Society will have a Routemaster display on the forecourt of the Earl's Court Exhibition Hall between 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday 30th September, with admission £5 by programme. Details are on the London Omnibus Traction Society web site, in the News section - scroll to Forthcoming Events, or read the poster [pdf]

Routemasters 1, 2, 3, 4 and FRM 1 (at least) are due to be on display.  Prior to this, they are due to depart at 3.15pm from the Addison Road bus stand (as was used by the 9H) on a short road run, and during the next hour or so, they will be posed in places on both sides (Warwick Road and West Brompton) of the Exhibition Hall.

8 July 14

WLLG Petition to the HS2 (London - West Midlands) Bill

See Latest News for the documents submitted

8 July 14

Latest Flyer

This Flyer welsomes the new longer trains on on the WLL and also invites support for its Petition to the HS2 (London - West Midlands) Bill.

14 April 14

Calls for HS2 to bring even more benefits across the country

The Group submitted a briefing note for the recent Parliamentary Debate. See Latest News

27 March 14

Our work continues....

The Group continues its high level activity to propose and support developments on the West London Line. See the Latest News section for our comments and recommendations for HS2, Crossrail and proposed interchange options at Old Oak Common, and other service improvements including new opportunites that could result.

20 March 14

Suggested Layout and Services for Old Oak Common

The Group has put forward suggestions for layout and service provision at Old Oak Common serving West London Line, North London Line, Great Western Main Line, Crossrail and HS1, plus West Coast Main Line and Midland Main line
See Latest News.

13 March 14

Old Oak Common, HS2, Crossrail, GWML, NLL and WLL Briefing Note

The Group submitted a briefing note to TfL, rail industry, central and local Government. See Latest News.

23 February 14

HS2 Phase One Environmental Statement

The Group has submitted a detail response to the Statement. See Latest News.

26 November 13

Earl's Court and West Kensington Opportunity Area redevelopment

See Latest News to find out how the Group, in conjunction with the Earl's Court Society, is proposing to Network Rail and London Underground that they re-install track cross over between LUL and WLL to faciliate transport of materials to and from the redevelopment be made via rail instead of road.

25 November 13

Press Release

The Group has issued a Press Release calling for a new West London Line station, Westway Circus.....

7 December 12

Latest Flyer

This Flyer details the changes to the services between North, West and South London provided by Southern and London Overground. New additional trains AND London Overground connections Clapham Junction to Surrey Quays via the South London Line

1 August
11

Response to DfT Consultation on HS2

The Group has submitted its response to the DfT Consultation on HS2.

13 July 11

 Earls Court Festival 2011 Street Fair! Sunday 17th July

Travel via WLL to the Street Fair - see the flyer [pdf]ECF Street Fair

23 June 11

WLLG response to HS2 and proposes new service links and station improvements

The Group has submitted its support for HS2 highlighting the opportunities for (i) new interconnections and links, (ii) for the South Chilterns, (iii) for service links via Old Oak Common, and (iv) additional capacity, flexibility , visibility and accessibility for high speed networks if trains ran between HS2 and HS1

The Group has also proposed new services to link HS2 to HS1 via Euston and via Crossrail 1 at Old Oak Common, and between HS2 and WLL

23 June 11

Travel to the Earl's Court Festival 2011 via the West London Line

See the festival website - 19th June - 17th July 2011 - this link opens in a new window

18 May 11

WLLG response on the Earl’s Court & West Kensington Opportunity Area SPD – March 2011

The Group has submitted our response asking that the feasibility of a new interchange station between the West London, District and Piccadilly Lines in the NE Quadrant of the Opportunity Area is properly assessed

22 March 11

WLLG response to London & SouthEastern RUS

The Group has submitted a response to the London & SouthEastern RUS

18 March 11

WLLG responses to draft Route Utilisation Strategies (RUS's)

West London Line Group’s recent responses to West Midlands & Chilterns RUS and to West Coast Mainline RUS

26 February 11

Earl's Court Festival 19th June - 10th July 2011

Travel to the Festival using the West London Line. See the Festival 2010 report.

9 February 11

TRANSPORT FOR LONDON BILL [HL] 2010 - 2011 Session

The WLLG has submitted a Petition to the House of Lords objecting to Clause 4 of the Bill “Restrictions on disposal of land” - details are on our Latest News web page

1 July 10

Earl's Court Festival 2nd-31st July 2010

Travel to the Earl's Court Festival using the West London Line - see their brochure and their website

23 May 10

Latest Flyer

This Flyer details the changes to the peak services between North, West and South London provided by Southern and London Overground.

12 December 09

Latest Flyer

This Flyer reviews the significant developments over the past 15 months. Details of the WLL timetable changes from Monday 14 December are shown together with Christmas and New Year services from London Overground and Southern.

27 September 09

Imperial Wharf Station

The new station at Imperial Wharf welcomed its first passengers on Sunday 27th September 2009.

7 August 09

Latest flyer

This flyer welcomes the first of the new Class 378 trains operated by London Overground which entered service on 29 July. The Group also reports on the campaigns to improve the service to passengers.

24 June 09

10 years on from opening of National Rail Platforms at West Brompton

WLLG has issued proposals for developments for the West London Line for the next decade.

28 May 09

Earl's Court Festival

The Festival this year runs from 20th June to 19th July 2009. Further details are being updated frequently on their website. Link will open a new window in your browser.

22 May 09

Latest Flyers

These Flyers summarise details of changes in the peak cross-Clapham services and in direct services from Milton Keynes and West and South London via the West London Line

19 Apr 09

Latest Flyer

This Flyer provides details of the improved services commencing 20 April between the West London Line and South London in the morning and evening peaks

21 Mar 09

Latest Flyers

This Flyer provides details of the improved services between the West London Line and South London in the morning peak and in evenings.

This Flyer provides details of the new direct services between Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Leighton Buzzard, Tring, Hemel Hempstead, and West and South London via the West London Line

23 Feb 09

Visit of the Rail Minister, The Lord Adonis to West London Line on 19 February 2009

The WLLG was delighted to host Lord Adonis, the Minister for Rail, on a visit to the West London Line and to brief him on the many issues being faced by its users. Read the Press Release.

16 Feb 09

Commencement of service to/from Milton Keynes

Stations between Watford Junction and Milton Keynes, as on the map [right] are now being served by the Southern service.

26 Jan 09

Delay in extension of service to and from Milton Keynes

It has been brought to the attention of the Group that the extension of the Southern service from East Croydon to and from Milton Keynes will delayed until at least 9th February.

 

See Archive of Latest News for 2008 and earlier

 

 

[ Details on this page were last updated on 21 July 2016 ]