Case Studies

Edinburgh Tram to Turnhouse airport

E-Rail was commissioned to establish what Land Value Capture could be raised on the planned route. A comprehensive report was compiled which showed the sites where there was potential. These were mainly in city centre locations and the relatively new Edinburgh Business Park at the Gyle     E-Rail calculated that it could raise in […]

Northumberland Line Project

In 2017 E-Rail was commissioned to explore Land Value Capture (LVC)  on a Northumberland County Council priority transport project. In the last three years work has continued and the project is sufficiently advanced that an announcement is expected soon. This will be the first example of E-Rail delivering the full LVC process and will be […]

Edinburgh South Suburban Railway reopening

City of Edinburgh Council invited E-Rail to explore how it might finance the re-opening of the route. All 12 miles of track existed except some 400 yards at Kinnaird Park  and all the suburban stations required to be replaced. Our survey revealed over 90 parcels of ground that were undeveloped all within 1 km of the […]

Jubilee Line.

Two independent professional valuations undertaken a few years after the opening of the extension agreed that the property within 1km of each new station experienced a combined increase in value of £13.5bn. Land value capture might have enabled part if not all of the cost to be met.

Worcestershire Parkway Station

SLC Rail provided wide ranging specialist advice to Worcestershire County Council comprising of early business case development work and culminating in the management of delivery of the new Worcestershire Parkway Station that entered into service in February 2020. SLC Rail were instrumental in developing an innovative funding and finance structure that used a mixture of […]