Government urges private investors to come forward for new Heathrow rail line

HSRL executive director Graham Cross last month welcomed indications from the transport secretary that the government is seeking private investment. He said Grayling’s remarks “recognised the importance of southern rail access to the future of Heathrow and the contribution private investment can make to its early construction” and claimed a Heathrow Southern Railway would bring “immediate mitigation to road congestion and air quality”.

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