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Newslinks | The Cost of CrossRail

The NewsEditor

The Evening Standard has a fascinating article detailing what the true costs of CrossRail are likely to be, in terms of dropped infrastructure projects around London. planned transport projects

Projects unlikely to proceed include a spur of the East London Line to Clapham Junction, the extension of the Croydon Tram-link to Crystal Palace, and the proposed Docklands Light Railway route linking Barking Riverside and Dagenham.

TfL and the Mayor must consider carefully the shelving of projects such as these. Whilst CrossRail will offer a considerable boost to transport capabilities in London, it will not benefit everyone.