Transport and Works Act (TWA) applications and decisions

TWA screening, applications, inspector reports, decisions and related documents.

Documents outlining decisions and recommendations relating to Transport and Works Act (TWA) orders.

A Transport and Works Act 1992 order is the usual way of authorising a new railway or tramway scheme in England and Wales.

The TWA Orders Unit processes, and issues decisions on, applications under the TWA.

Information on decisions and orders before 2016 is available on the National Archives

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2019 TWA decisions and applications

2018 TWA decisions and applications

2017 decisions on TWA applications

2016 decisions on TWA applications

Published 29 July 2013
Last updated 11 August 2022 + show all updates
  1. Added Church Fenton TWA

  2. Decision letter and inspector report published each for Huddersfield to Westtown (Dewsbury) improvements and Northumberland Line.

  3. Oxford Station phase 2 improvements decision letter published.

  4. Added Essex level crossing decision.

  5. Added Transport and Works Act order for River Tyne tunnels and Rose Lane level crossing Closure.

  6. The HS2 Bromford Tunnel extension: Transport and Works Act order application is now live.

  7. Added Rixton and Warburton Bridge: Transport and Works Act order application.

  8. Added Teddington station access for all: Transport and Works Act order decision.

  9. Added Cambridge South infrastructure enhancement: Transport and Works Order application.

  10. Added Oxford Corridor Phase 2: Transport and Works Act order application.

  11. Added HS2 Bromford Tunnel extension: Transport and Works Act order.

  12. Added Chart Leacon land acquisition: Transport and Works Act order decision.

  13. Decision made on Ferryboat Lane footbridge reconstruction.

  14. Decision made on Suffolk level crossing reduction.

  15. Decision made on London to Corby TWA Order 2020.

  16. Added Cambridgeshire Level Crossing Reduction: Transport and Works Act Order application decision.

  17. Added Shaws and Crabtree order application.

  18. Added London Luton order application.

  19. Added Wear Valley Transfer Order.

  20. East West Rail (Bicester to Bedford Improvements) decision letter and Inspector's Report added to collection.

  21. Midland Metro (Birmingham Eastside Extension) Order decision issued.

  22. 'Edgbaston extension land acquisition: Transport and Works Act Order' published.

  23. Chart Leacon land acquisition: Transport and Works Act order

  24. Felixstowe branch line level crossing closure: Transport and Works Act order

  25. Network Rail (East West Rail Bicester to Bedford Improvements) Order application.

  26. Network Rail (Werrington Grade Separation) Order decision.

  27. London to Corby Order screening decision.

  28. The Rother Valley Railway (Bodiam to Robertsbridge Junction) Order application.

  29. High Speed (London-West Midlands) (Greatmoor Railway Sidings Etc) Order decision.

  30. Network Rail (Kings Mill No 1 Level Crossing) (Land Acquisition and Closure) Order decision.

  31. Network Rail Hope Valley capacity order.

  32. Network Rail temporary land acquisition for Streat Green Underbridge replacement decision.

  33. Decision on the closure of the Abbots Ripton level crossing added.

  34. Buxton rail sidings extension order decision letter published

  35. Network Rail (Felixstowe branch line land acquisition) (agreements for transfer) order decision letter.

  36. London Overground Barking riverside extension inspector's report and decision letter.

  37. Cambrian Railway decision letter.

  38. Northumberland Park and Coppermill Lane level crossing closure and footbridge construction decision letter.

  39. Decision letter and inspector's report for Transport for Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) (Trafford Park Extension).

  40. River Mersey (Mersey Gateway Bridge)(modification) order decision letter.

  41. Added The Midland Metro (Wolverhampton city centre extension) order: decision letter and inspector's report.

  42. Midland Metro (Birmingham City Centre extension land acquisition) order: decision letter and inspector's report added to collection.

  43. Leeds Trolley Vehicle System Order inspector’s report and decision letter.

  44. Added Hayle Harbour (Penpol Creek footbridge) decision letter.

  45. Added London Underground Bank station capacity upgrade decision letter and inspector's report.

  46. Published 'Network Rail (Tinsley Chord): decision letter'.

  47. Added 'Blackthorn and Piddington order: decision letter'

  48. Added Ecclesbourne Valley railway order: decision letter

  49. First published.