A3 Hindhead Bypass Tunnel

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The expressway to PCS opens at midday.

Now I only have to take 4 roads to get there :bannana:
 

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Great news! I look forward to riding the expressway in september! :) Will make our trips to Hayling Island a lot quicker! :) (and Ollys of course!)
 

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Another excellent major civil engineering Project undertaken by one of the leading Contractors in the UK - and no I don't work for them as they are one of our main competitors.
If only it had been undertaken a few years ago - it would have saved me hours on my journeys to Petersfield and Horndean via the A3.
 

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Wow Finally !!! - How many years has it taken - it seems like forever :O)
 

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We moved to Liphook almost exactly 5 years ago, for a year, and the construction started while we were living in Liphook, so it's taken between 4 and 5 years to build.
 

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Should be a good place to try out new de-cat pipes :D
 

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Should be a good place to try out new de-cat pipes :D
According to the local press and a friend who did the walkthrough of the tunnel last month, the speed in the tunnel is limited to 40mph (which is ludicrously slow) and monitored via average speed cameras.....

I have seen the 40-limit signs in his photos of the walkthrough but I could not see any evidence of approved average speed cameras so maybe it's just a rumour.
 

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I am so pleased about this. It makes a much easier trips for my London customers.
 

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Now you only need to have a faster train service, and customers who don't forget their keys!
 

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According to the local press and a friend who did the walkthrough of the tunnel last month, the speed in the tunnel is limited to 40mph (which is ludicrously slow) and monitored via average speed cameras.....

I have seen the 40-limit signs in his photos of the walkthrough but I could not see any evidence of approved average speed cameras so maybe it's just a rumour.
Having just spoken to the person who did the walk-through and has now travelled the tunnel by car, the 40mph appears to have just been a pre-opening speed limit for construction vehicles, so apologies for misleading people on that one. Apparently it is NSL.

However, the average speed camera gantries are now in place....
 

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Now you only need to have a faster train service, and customers who don't forget their keys!
The trains are fast enough its only the frequency at which they stop at that station
 

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