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Alliance Rail Holdings (Alliance) is a Company established to provide new open access rail services across the UK, offering direct links to London.

Delivering new ‘open access’ rail services – outside the franchising system – is a costly and complicated process, but the team at Alliance has a wealth of experience in the identification and delivery of such services.

Latest News

1 September 2017

Alliance has further updated information on its project page for these 2 applications in relation to the consultations undertaken.

For further information please use the links below:

GNWR Consultation

GSR Consultation

16 June 2017

Alliance has updated information on its project page in relation to these 2 applications. For further information please use the link below:

GNWR & GSR Updates

08 November 2016

Alliance Rail Holdings (Alliance) has started consultation within the rail industry on starting a new ‘open access’ rail service between Southampton and London Waterloo to begin in December 2017. There will be 7 off-peak services a day, calling at Eastleigh, Winchester, Basingstoke and Hook, with 2 peak services introduced a year later in December 2018. Following consultation the application will then be determined by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).