But TfL today says "this story is just pure speculation", and we can hardly see TCR being junked when so much of the surrounding area's already been knocked down (the Astoria surely did not die in vain?). Boris is also on the warpath: the Standard quotes him as saying "London needs Crossrail lock, stock and barrel... I caution my friend the Chancellor not to start gutting this vital infrastructure project" but also mentions "if there are sensible efficiency savings to be found, we will find them", which could mean anything, really.
Crossrail: To Cut Or Not To Cut
Last Updated 28 May 2010