Proposed and Opened Railway Schemes

National Rail Network

The National Rail network is primarily operated by Network Rail on a commercial basis. Train Operating Companies provide the passenger train services on this network. There are proposals that could result in heritage railways being added to the National Rail Network.

Proposed railway stations on the National Rail Network

Opened Railway Stations on the National Rail Network

Light Rail and Rapid Transit

The UK has a number of Light Railways and Rapid Transit systems that have expanded substantially since the turn of the millennium. There are proposals for additional stops, extensions and new networks.

Light Rail and Rapid Transit Systems – Proposed and Opened

Heritage Railways

The UK has over 100 heritage railways and museums, with a number that have opportunities to extend their running lines.

Heritage Railway Extensions

Northern Ireland Railways

There are proposals to add railway stations and lines to the small railway network in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Railways – Proposed and Opened