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Old 13th Mar 2020, 21:12
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Originally Posted by Irish Cream View Post
A flight from Exeter to London would not just be about people from Exeter. It would appeal to people from west of the city - the connection to Heathrow for those people is currently not easy, cheap or fast.
Well that does not fundamentally change the rail vs. air calculation and don't forget check in times for flights. Do you honestly expect an air service to Heathrow will be cheaper than the train most of the time? Air from Exeter to Heathrow will just not work. Sadly, the train really does beat the plane in this instance.
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