The case for Crossrail 2 is overwhelming

Writing for Dave Hill's new OnLondon site, Caroline Pidgeon explains the overwhelmingly strong case for investing in Crossrail 2:

The case for Crossrail 2 is overwhelming. It would free up space for around 15 more trains in the morning peak from Hampshire and Surrey, providing 11,800 extra seats into Waterloo.

More than a million public transport journeys every day would be significantly better because of it. An additional 200,000 new homes and 200,000 new jobs would be supported.

When we take pride in the opening of the Elizabeth Line next year, my plea is that we do not rest on our laurels. If we want to even begin dealing with overcrowding on our trains, in our stations and on the Underground we have to get straight on with Crossrail 2.

Read Caroline's full article here.

You can also read more on Crossrail 2 in City AM.