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
Churston (for Brixham)
Creech St Michael
Restore a railway station on the railway line between Tiverton Parkway and Exeter.
Add a railway station between Pewsey and Westbury. Supporting MP is Danny Kruger
Portway Park and Ride
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.
Somerton and Langport
Stonehouse (Bristol Road)
Restore a railway station on the railway line between Tiverton Parkway and Taunton.
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 – Tavistock
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.
Reconnect Newport (Isle of Wight)
Extend the Isle of Wight Steam Railway to the largest town on the island without a railway connection, Newport or utilise the former railway line between Sandown and 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
West Somerset Railway link
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.