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Rival visions championed for Heathrow southern rail access


Andrew Forster
29 September 2017
The Southern rail access proposed by Heathrow Southern Railway Ltd in red
The Southern rail access proposed by Heathrow Southern Railway Ltd in red


Rival plans are taking shape for a southern rail link to Heathrow Airport. 

New company Heathrow Southern Railway Ltd (HSRL) is proposing building eight miles of new railway parallelling the M25 (see map). 

A connection to the Windsor to Staines line would allow direct trains between Heathrow and London Waterloo. 

A connection to the Virginia Water to Weybridge line at Chertsey would provide for direct services to Woking and further afield, potentially allowing  through...

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