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TWA inspector reports and decision letters

Transport and Works Act (TWA) inspector reports, decision letters and related documents.

These documents outline decisions and recommendations relating to Transport and Works Act orders.

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

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

TWA applications

2018 TWA decisions and applications

2017 decisions on TWA applications

2016 decisions on TWA applications

  1. Manchester Metrolink tram Trafford Park extension order: decision

    • Decision
  2. Greater Manchester light rapid transit system: inspector’s report

    • Independent report
  3. Mersey Gateway Bridge modification order: decision

    • Decision
  4. Extending the Midland Metro in Wolverhampton city centre: decision

    • Decision
  5. Extending the Midland Metro in Wolverhampton city centre: inspector's report

    • Independent report
  6. Midland Metro extension land acquisition order: decision

    • Decision
  7. Midland Metro extension land acquisition order: inspector’s report

    • Independent report
  8. Leeds trolley vehicle system order: decision

    • Decision
  9. Leeds Trolley Vehicle System Order: inspector’s report

    • Independent report
  10. Hayle Harbour Penpol Creek footbridge: decision

    • Decision

2015 decisions on TWA applications

2014 decisions on TWA applications

2013 decisions on TWA applications

  1. Ashton Vale to Temple Meads rapid transit order: decision

    • Decision
  2. Ashton Vale to Temple Meads rapid transit order: inspector's report

    • Independent report
  3. Second tram route through Manchester city centre: decision

    • Decision
  4. Second tram route through Manchester city centre: inspector's report

    • Independent report
  5. Croxley rail link order: decision

    • Decision
  6. Croxley rail link order: inspector's report

    • Independent report
  7. Leeds railway station order: decision

    • Decision
  8. Leeds railway station order: inspector's report

    • Independent report
  9. Greater Manchester light rapid transit system: decision

    • Decision
  10. Seaham level crossing order: decision

    • Decision
  11. Crossrail Kensal Green order: decision

    • Decision
  12. Crossrail Kensal Green order: inspector's report

    • Independent report

2012 decisions on TWA applications

2011 decisions on TWA applications

Published 29 July 2013
Last updated 20 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. The Rother Valley Railway (Bodiam to Robertsbridge Junction) Order application.
  2. High Speed (London-West Midlands) (Greatmoor Railway Sidings Etc) Order decision.
  3. Network Rail (Kings Mill No 1 Level Crossing) (Land Acquisition and Closure) Order decision.
  4. Network Rail Hope Valley capacity order.
  5. Network Rail temporary land acquisition for Streat Green Underbridge replacement decision.
  6. Decision on the closure of the Abbots Ripton level crossing added.
  7. Buxton rail sidings extension order decision letter published
  8. Network Rail (Felixstowe branch line land acquisition) (agreements for transfer) order decision letter.
  9. London Overground Barking riverside extension inspector's report and decision letter.
  10. Cambrian Railway decision letter.
  11. Northumberland Park and Coppermill Lane level crossing closure and footbridge construction decision letter.
  12. Decision letter and inspector's report for Transport for Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) (Trafford Park Extension).
  13. River Mersey (Mersey Gateway Bridge)(modification) order decision letter.
  14. Added The Midland Metro (Wolverhampton city centre extension) order: decision letter and inspector's report.
  15. Midland Metro (Birmingham City Centre extension land acquisition) order: decision letter and inspector's report added to collection.
  16. Leeds Trolley Vehicle System Order inspector’s report and decision letter.
  17. Added Hayle Harbour (Penpol Creek footbridge) decision letter.
  18. Added London Underground Bank station capacity upgrade decision letter and inspector's report.
  19. Published 'Network Rail (Tinsley Chord): decision letter'.
  20. Added 'Blackthorn and Piddington order: decision letter'
  21. Added Ecclesbourne Valley railway order: decision letter
  22. First published.