Crossrail could be axed

Friday, April 16 2010

The central section of Crossrail. Map Crossrail.

(Click image to view a range of maps available on the Crossrail website.)

Speculation on the future of Crossrail was fuelled by a comment by Justine Greening the Conservative shadow minister for London. She said that if a Conservative government was elected the future of the cross-London rail links could not be guaranteed. Subsequent comments yesterday by senior Conservative Party sources indicated that while the Tories were in favour of Crossrail in principle its funding could be cut as pert of a new emergency budget.



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