Lord Foster Unveils Plan For Reinventing Transportation in Britain

The Thames Hub

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And what a grand vision it is, centered on a transportation hub outside of London:

Thames Hub is a bold new approach to future infrastructure development in Britain. It brings together rail, freight logistics, aviation, energy and its transmission, flood protection and regional development. It is unique for its scale and strategic cross-sector thinking. Recognising the synergies between these different strands, it reaps the benefits of their integration. It is an opportunity to reassert Britain’s role as an international gateway for people, freight and communications.