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Article from BTNews 6 SEPTEMBER 2010

London's Crossrail project looks OK

CROSSRAIL, the mammoth project to build a new largely London underground rail link from west to east via the West End and City, is set to survive the wave of government spending cuts according to reliable reports.  Other projects, including the Thameslink, north to South, considered by some to be just as important, could be axed although work has already started at Blackfriars, Farringdon and London Bridge stations.  Transport Minister Philip Hammond is expected to make an announcement in October. www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/rail/pi/crossrail

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