LT HEATHROW LINK COMPLETE. LONDON TRANSPORT'S UNDERGROUND RAILWAY LINK TO HEATHROW AIRPORT COMPLETE

A brief description is given of the new section of underground linking Heathrow Airport to the existing Piccadilly line. Aspects covered include layout, construction details, interior design, timing of train services and communications, which include a closed circuit TV link to the line controller at Earls Court. Tourist facilities include a comprehensive information centre staffed by British Rail, London Transport and the London tourist board, a sterling exchange office and a computer-controlled journey-planner for routine route information.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Ian Allan Limited

    Terminal House
    Shepperton, Middlesex  England  TW17 8AS
  • Publication Date: 1978-2

Media Info

  • Features: Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 70-71
  • Serial:
    • MODERN RAILWAYS
    • Volume: 35
    • Issue Number: 353
    • Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing, Limited
    • ISSN: 0026-8356

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00176909
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Analytic
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 14 1982 12:00AM