Bakerloo line southern extension

Meeting: 
Plenary on 2013-10-09
Session date: 
October 9, 2013
Reference: 
2013/0034
Question By: 
Darren Johnson
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
Boris Johnson (Chair, TfL) and Sir Peter Hendy (Commissioner, TfL)

Question

Why have you failed to indicate to the Department for Transport that the extension of the Bakerloo Line through Southwark and Lewisham is a priority?

Answer

Answer for Bakerloo line southern extension

Answer for Bakerloo line southern extension

Answered By: 
Boris Johnson (Chair, TfL) and Sir Peter Hendy (Commissioner, TfL)

At this stage, I have asked TfL, working closely with the boroughs, to develop the case for the Bakerloo line in more detail, including refining the business case and considering potential wider benefits and funding opportunities. This work is currently continuing and initial findings will be available within the coming months.