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Old February 19th 21, 09:44 PM posted to uk.transport.london
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Roland Perry wrote:
In message , at 10:11:15 on Fri, 19 Feb
2021, Recliner remarked:
Basil Jet wrote:

"The Battersea Branch will be the first extension to the Underground
network since the Jubilee Line Extension from Green Park to Stratford"

Since https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...round_stations
is sortable by opening date, forgetting
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heathr...inal_5_station is a major
facepalm.


You're quite right, of course, but I suppose they don't regard the
additional Heathrow station as an extension.


It's approx 2km, so rather more than just a new station.

Topographically it's almost identical to the Battersea Branch (~3.5km)
but maybe the writer thought it was like T4?


As I said, Basil is quite right, but I can understand how MR made the
mistake. I suspect they just didn't think about it.