Next step for airport link
February 27, 2020
The airport is already sandwiched between the East Coast Main Line and the line from Doncaster to Lincoln, so a new rail link involving just 4.5 miles of new track would cost only a tiny fraction of the amount being spent on expanding travel connections to London airports.
The airport believes that for a Government investment of £300m the link would deliver a massive return in creating jobs, reducing car journeys, improving connectivity to an expanding airport and reducing congestion on the East Coast Main Line.
The plans were first revealed to the public back in March 2018 -