If you travel to London and land at Heathrow Terminal 5, there is a little secret you need to know: the Heathrow Pods. It’s an entirely electric, automated and free transit system that can bring passengers from the car park to the Terminal 5 building. Its main benefit lies in the fact that it shortens this journey dramatically (20 min to 5 min) by avoiding road traffic.
The pods are new. They’ve only been around since 2011 but since nobody seems to ever mention them we thought we would.
We are not the first though since the Londonist introduced them a little while ago in an interesting and short video. Since their video is very informative, we decided to show it to you: