News

7 June 2018

 Access Rights for New direct journey opportunities daily to and from the Fylde coast to Nuneaton and Milton Keynes approved by ORR

Allows for Five return services per day from the Blackpool, Poulton-le-Fylde, Kirkham and Wesham to London with opportunity for a 6th return service

Would deliver 2630 additional daily seats to and from the capital and generate benefits for economies and communities

Alliance Rail Holdings (Alliance)  welcomes the decision by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), to approve its application for a new direct passenger rail service between Blackpool North and London Euston.

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

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).

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

12 May 2016

Alliance is naturally disappointed that its recent applications for new GNER services (see notes to editors) on the East Coast Main Line have been turned down by the ORR. This means the significant benefits that would have been delivered for many northern towns and cities has been lost, ambulance at least in the short term.