Business in the West End are set to share a £2.45 billion annual windfall once Crossrail opens in 2019 according to new research commissioned by traders association the New West End Company.
Boris Johnson has welcomed an “important milestone” in the delivery of Crossrail after manufacturers Bombardier completed the construction of the first of almost 600 carriages for the new rail link’s train fleet.
Accessibility campaigners have welcomed an announcement that all London Crossrail stations will offer step-free access when the rail link opens in 2019.
The Public Accounts Committee hail London’s £16bn Crossrail scheme as “a textbook example of how to get things right” & say ministers should learn from its success.
The company already works with TfL through London Overground operator LOROL, which it jointly owns with Arriva UK Trains.