Future Rail

Start date: 31 May 2018
End date: 31 July 2018

Key Questions

  • What are the main challenges for London’s rail network?
  • What are likely to be the future challenges over the next two decades?
  • How is demand on the rail network likely to change?
  • What rail and station improvements would bring most benefits to Londoners?
  • Does the Mayor’s Transport Strategy address London’s future rail needs?
  • What innovative approaches to improving the frequency, capacity and reliability of rail services, could be applied to London?

Our investigation

If you travel by train on a daily basis, you will understand the necessity for London's rail network to improve.

The London Assembly Transport Committee is investigating the future of rail in London, to consider how rail capacity, frequency and reliability can be improved, and what infrastructure improvements are needed to ensure London’s rail services are fit for purpose over the coming decades. 

The investigation will focus on: 

  • Demand for rail services
  • Investment in the rail network 
  • The Mayor's priorities

Get involved

We welcome submissions from any organisations and individuals with views and information to share on this topic. Submissions should aim to address any of the questions outlined above, and other issues that are relevant to the scope of the investigation.

We are keen to hear from rail users, organisations delivering rail services, businesses, London boroughs, campaigners, transport experts and anyone else with an interest in this topic.

To contribute, please send submissions to the Committee by the deadline of 31 July 2018 using the details below.


Email: [email protected]

Mail: Grace Pollard, London Assembly, City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA. 

Further information: 020 7983 6597

Media enquiries: Alison Bell 020 7983 4228