Rother Valley Railway (Bodiam to Robertsbridge Junction) Order
The proposed Order is applied for by Rother Valley Railway Limited (RVR), working in partnership with the Kent and East Sussex Railway (K&ESR) which operates an existing heritage railway between Tenterden and Bodiam.
The RVR requested the Secretary of State (SoS) for a delay to the commencement of the Public Inquiry into the proposed Order.
The reason for the request is to allow for further information to be provided to address the concerns raised by Highways England (HE) and the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).
The SoS under Rule 23 of the Transport and Works (Inquiries Procedure) Rules 2004 has agreed to this request to allow for the additional information to be provided and considered.
Further detail is provided in the documents below:
RVR letter to Department for Transport (DfT) to request postponement dated 08/03/19
HE email to RVR in support of postponement dated 12/03/19
DfT letter to RVR to confirm SoS agreement to the request dated 13/03/19
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