Crossrail (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-09-13
Session date: 
September 13, 2018
Reference: 
2018/2126
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Following the announcement on the 31st August 2018 that the opening of Crossrail across London has been postponed until Autumn 2019 please state the exact date that you were first briefed of the need for the opening to be postponed?

Answer

Answer for Crossrail (2)

Answer for Crossrail (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I was made aware on 29 August. I am extremely disappointed, frustrated and angry at the delay. I am confident though that once it is completed, it will be both an amazing feat of engineering and a great asset for the people of London and beyond.