MP supports rail development for access to airport

AN MP has shown her support for a rail access scheme which would see direct services running to London Paddington via Heathrow.

Tuesday, 26th September 2017, 8:20 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 10:33 am

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage has written to the Secretary of State for Transport supporting Heathrow Southern Railway [HSR] Limited’s proposed Southern Rail Access Scheme.

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The scheme would offer direct services from Basingstoke to London Paddington and Old Oak Common via Heathrow.

Ms Dinenage said: ‘This is an imaginative project that would ease motorway congestion, deliver reliable journey times and support both local and national businesses, by boosting connectivity with a major, international transport hub.’