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From Paris to London in bike?

From Paris to London in bike?


Both cities study the project of a 350 kilometers route that would be ready on time for the celebration of the Olympic Games that will organize the British capital in 2012.


The Cathedral of St Paul's, in London, and that of Notre Dame in Paris, they might remain connected by a rail for cyclists, one of the longest of Europe, if there comes alive a project that there study at present the local authorities of the United Kingdom and France.

The town halls of both cities are planning the construction of a 350 kilometers route that would be ready on time for the celebration of the Olympic Games that will organize the British capital in 2012.

The project of the rail bike has been already supported by the authorities of both sides of the English Channel.

The cyclists who were choosing for the above mentioned route would direct to the English coast for themselves route Wandsworth and Croydon, using the existing cycle networks that there cross Surrey and the west and the East of Sussex, to cross, then, the Channel, by means of the Ferry from Newhaven to Dieppe.
On having come to France, they would continue a trajectory that would cover that of the railroad line that Dieppe was communicating previously with Paris.

The project is still "in his initial phase", as pointed out to the newspaper vespertino "Evening Standard" Robin Reed, person in charge of transport planning in the town hall of East Sussex.

The persons in charge of the initiative in both countries have already supported meetings to study his viability.

This source pointed out that it was a question of a very ambitious "" idea that only to the United Kingdom would cost him "approximately 30 million pounds sterling".



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