HSR unveils plans to bring direct rail access between Heathrow Airport and Southampton Central

PLANS have been unveiled for a £1 billion rail project to link Hampshire with the UK’s biggest airport.

Heathrow Southern Railway (HSR) has announced a new route could see trains from Woking head directly to Heathrow Airport at identical fares to those if you were on your way to London Waterloo.

The project could also see direct access to the airport from towns such as Basingstoke, Weybridge, Guildford, Woking with a view to connecting Southamptonin the future.

Construction of the project will be privately financed, with HSR’s ownership remaining in the private sector after completion.

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