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East Croydon to Selhurst Junction Capacity Enhancement Scheme

Phase 2 Consultation – Now Closed

Network Rail is proposing to upgrade the Brighton Main Line – one of the busiest and most congested routes in the country – to provide more reliable, more frequent and faster services.

Key to the upgrade are major proposals to remove the most challenging bottleneck on Britain’s railway network, the ‘East Croydon to Selhurst Junction Capacity Enhancement Scheme’ (the Scheme). 

Network Rail held a public consultation on the Scheme which ran from 1 June to 20 September 2020.  

Thank you to those who took the opportunity to find out more about our proposals and provide feedback via our chat facility, consultation hotline and via email.

In the coming weeks we will share a summary of the feedback received and how the feedback will shape the proposals.

Unblocking the Croydon bottleneck

The Scheme is currently unfunded. While we develop our plans, we will continue to build the case for investment in this Scheme and in this vital growth corridor.

This website provides information on the Scheme, the potential benefits, how we propose to build it, the planning process we will go through and how you can have your say.

You can download a printable version of the content of this website from the button below.

Scheme animation video

You can view an animated overview of our Scheme proposals in the video below. We suggest viewing this (with or without audio) before further exploring the site content to help set the scene.

All images and descriptions are indicative of current proposals and will evolve during the design process and following this consultation.