Proposed Railway Stations in South West

There are a number of proposed railway stations and lines in the south west of England. If you want to keep up to date with projects in this area, click here

Railway Stations

Ashley Down

Ashton Gate

Bordon

Chard Junction

Charfield

Chineham

Churston (for Brixham)

Cranleigh

Creech St Michael

Cullompton

Restore a railway station on the railway line between Tiverton Parkway and Exeter.

Devizes Parkway

Add a railway station between Pewsey and Westbury. Supporting MP is Danny Kruger

Dunball

Edginswell

Exminster

Exmouth North

Gloucestershire Parkway

Goodrington Sands

Kingkerswell

Marlborough

Marsh Barton

Monkerton

North Filton

Portway Park and Ride

Reading Green Park

Located south of Reading, this proposed railway station would be served by trains operating between Reading and Basingstoke. Reading Green Park is one of five railway stations funded in the second round of the New Stations Fund.

Ringwood

Saltford

Somerton and Langport

Stonehouse (Bristol Road)

Taunton Staplegrove

Thornbury

Twerton

Wantage Parkway

Wellington

Restore a railway station on the railway line between Tiverton Parkway and Taunton.

Wilton Parkway

Railway Lines

Barnstaple – Braunton

This proposal is supported by the TawLink campaign, which has backed the development of electric trams on the corridor between Barnstaple and Braunton. It is unknown if an application has been made but the campaign group has reported that they have been encouraged by their local MP Selaine Saxby to apply for funding.


Bere Alston – Tavistock

Okehampton – Exeter

Okehampton – Tavistock

Henbury Spur/Loop

Hythe – Totton (Waterside line)

This branchline in Hampshire connected Fawley oil terminal with the national rail network. The supporting MP is not known.

Shanklin – Ventnor (Isle of Wight)

Extend the Island line southwards towards Ventnor. Supported by Bob Seely MP.

Wooton – Newport (Isle of Wight)

Extend the Isle of Wight Steam Railway to the largest town on the island without a railway connection, Newport. Support by Bob Seely MP.

Lostwithiel – Fowey

Restoring passenger trains on the freight only line that currently serves Carne Point a few miles short of Fowey.

Newton Abbot – Bovey Tracey

Restore the railway line that ran to Heathfield and provide a service into Newton Abbot. Supported by Anne Marie Morris MP

Portishead

Pill

West Somerset Railway link

Infrastructure Enhancements

Melksham Single Track Capacity Enhancement

This was raised in papers discussing proposals that Wiltshire Council were progressing.

Westbury 4th Platform

This was raised in papers discussing proposals that Wiltshire Council were progressing. The supporting MP is not known.

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