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Richard Thompson and Antony Oliver


  • Remodelling Paddington's approachSubscription

    28 October, 1999Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Late 1980s: BR Operational Research, Derby, modelled the track layout for British Airways' proposed high speed rail link from Paddington to Heathrow. Concept translated into design by BR's civil engineering design group in Swindon with help from HM Railways Inspectorate. BR CEDG was taken over by Scott Wilson in 1996.