26 May '17, 2pm

Heathrow loses Crossrail access charge court case - a victory for common sense.

Stephen Joseph, Chief Executive, Campaign for Better Transport said: "Heathrow keep going on about wanting more people to get to the airport by public transport, but in this case they've been actively trying to impose high charges that would prevent this. “If Heathrow take this approach on the third runway, where the access costs could be up to £18bn, that on its own should be enough to get the whole project rejected. “The next Government needs to be clear with Heathrow that they have to pay for improved access rather than seeking handouts from taxpayers and high fares from users." Ends For further information please contact Richard Watkins on 020 7566 6494 / 07984 773 468 or [email protected] Notes to Editors - TfL estimates the overall bill for road and rail improvements which would be needed to cope with the opening of a third runway at Heathrow wou...

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