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Christmas Rail Engineering impacts Heathrow Train Service

Network Rail, who manage the infrastructure in the UK have just announced significant changes to the Christmas schedules for the Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect services from London Paddington to the airport. If you are planning to travel after 22 December, you should note these changes: Sunday 23 December Heathrow Connect The following changes apply:…

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Travels by Train In Germany – November 2011

a row of red seats in a train

I spent a little time with the German Railway operator this week by travelling from Mainz to Dusseldorf and from Hamburg to Berlin. The first of these two trips follows the route of the old trip from Frankfurt Airport to Koln, which parallels the Rhine for much of the journey and provides spectacular views of…

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A Heathrow to Gatwick rail link does not a single airport make

News from many British news organizations that the Government is considering a high speed rail link between Heathrow and Gatwick as an alternative to a third runway at Heathrow. BBC version here – It is classic UK Government nonsense – the idea that perhaps all long-haul flights would leave from Heathrow and all short-haul…

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