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Old June 10th 11, 07:19 AM posted to
Roland Perry Roland Perry is offline
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Default Strike contingency plan Walthamstow to Heathrow

In message , at 22:38:12 on
Thu, 9 Jun 2011, Jarle H Knudsen remarked:
This year‚s London vacation is coming up, and what do you know? The RMT is
threatening to strike when one of us is flying home from Heathrow.

We are staying in Walthamstow, near Bakers Arms (Lea Bridge Road/Hoe
Street/High Road Leyton intersection)[1]. The flight is scheduled for
0950am on Thursday, June 30.

It often helps to say which terminal (or which airline so we can look it

If there is no tube, how do we best get to Heathrow?
I assume other services are not affecte d.

That's a difficult journey even if everything's running. What time have
you been told to be at Heathrow - 0650 recommended I'd have thought.

Try a 'national rail' train from Walthamstow Central to Liverpool Street
[05:19 is the first], taxi to Paddington [5 miles], then Heathrow
Express [06.25 should be possible]. Or book a minicab all the way, which
should take less than an hour that time of day.
Roland Perry