Crossrail 2 plan boosted by Boris Johnson funding claims

Crossrail 2 plan boosted by Boris Johnson funding claims
London mayor says Treasury is prepared to meet half the £20bn costs as transport authorities announce preferred route

A second mass-transit Crossrail line under London has come a step closer to fruition as transport authorities announced a preferred route and the mayor claimed the Treasury was prepared to meet half the £20bn costs.

Crossrail 2 would carry 45,000 passengers an hour between south-west and north-east London, in 22 miles (36km) of new tunnels and then in overground lines forking further into the home counties.

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Source: Guardian Transport

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/oct/28/crossrail-2-plan-boosted-boris-johnson-funding-claims