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Old October 26th, 2016, 06:22 PM   #361
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Even if land weren't a cost (which it still is, even if its near a motorway), A 37 mile fully automated direct rail connection between Heathrow and Gatwick would easily cover the £3bil to acquire land for the 3rd runway at Heathrow.

Haha!!

Got me thinking that this must be the only place in the world where building a runway on top of a motorway might be cheaper and easier than building it on a flat field.
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Old October 26th, 2016, 06:51 PM   #362
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Haha!!

Got me thinking that this must be the only place in the world where building a runway on top of a motorway might be cheaper and easier than building it on a flat field.
lol, there is a stretch of M4 north of Heathrow that is pretty straight

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Old January 25th, 2017, 04:57 PM   #363
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Old April 21st, 2017, 03:47 PM   #365
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Nice shots!!

Any news about LHR third runways yet? When they will start construction soon?
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Any news about LHR third runways yet? When they will start construction soon?
2021 is the earliest that the 3rd runway construction will start.
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