East London Line Extension, Phase 2

Meeting: 
MQT on 2008-09-10
Session date: 
September 10, 2008
Reference: 
2008/1761
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Please provide an update on Government funding for Phase 2 of the East London Line extension. Will services be able to commence by the target opening date of December 2011?

Answer

Answer for East London Line Extension, Phase 2

Answer for East London Line Extension, Phase 2

Answered By: 
The Mayor

TfL are still in discussion with the DfT regarding the funding for this project and hope that an agreement can be reached shortly to ensure that it can be completed by December 2011. Provided that funding is agreed soon it should still be possible for services to begin in December 2011.