Varsity Line re-opening becomes closer

Image Credit: Dtcdthingy (CC BY-SA 3.0) Plans for the next stage of the re-opening of the Oxford to Cambridge Varsity line have been submitted to the Government. The line, more formally known as the East-West rail scheme, is scheduled to open fully in the mid 2020s, replacing its former incarnation which closed in the 1960s. […]

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Oxford Station closes

Image Credit: Matt Buck (CC-BY-SA-2.0) Since July 6, all rail services, passenger and freight, have been stopped from passing through Oxford Station as controversial construction plans get underway. The works are part of Network Rail’s plan to expand the rail capacity in the Oxford Corridor. Network Rail have outlined the project detailing as follows: “We […]

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Oxford transport links set for overhaul

Students travelling to and from their colleges in Oxford will have their routes altered as Oxford City Council prepares to make changes to the city’s transport network in the coming months and years. Railway infrastructure, city bus routes, and park-and-ride facilities are all set to undergo processes of transformation. Following the opening of the new […]

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A Romantic Ride on The 7.39

For anyone baffled by the in-jokes of Sherlock’s second series, The 7.39, a new TV drama penned by One Day’s David Nicholls will come a as a refreshing revelation. As a one-off TV movie it has no existing fans, no franchise and no previous cliffhangers to satisfy. Instead it simply lets its story unfold naturally […]

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