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Journey by Journey => Transport for London => Topic started by: FarWestJohn on May 28, 2008, 02:29:17 pm



Title: New Heathrow station and connection to HS1.
Post by: FarWestJohn on May 28, 2008, 02:29:17 pm
Rail hub plan for Heathrow

A mainline station linking Heathrow to the national rail network and Channel tunnel could transform Europe^s most congested airport into a world class transport hub, according to a proposal put forward by Arup, the civil engineering consultants.

The plan would include a 12-platform station built between the existing West Drayton and Iver stations, including eight platforms for domestic services. A twin track 24km high-speed rail link would be built largely in tunnels to join the existing high speed line above St Pancras International.

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/11d848ac-2c11-11dd-9861-000077b07658.html?nclick_check=1



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