Monthly Archives: March 2016

Start Crossrail 2 now says Adonis

Crossrail 2 (CR2) needs to be brought forward as a priority says Lord Adonis, interim chair of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC). Adonis has called for a hybrid bill to be presented to Parliament by autumn 2019 and for the new line to be completed in 2033. (This would also coincide with the completion of HS2 phase 2).

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Government may privatise major stations

The government is considering selling some or all of Network Rail’s 18 managed stations. Following business press reports that US bank Citigroup – which specialises in divestments – had been brought in to advise the DfT, Clair Perry, a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport issued the following statement (in response to a written parliamentary question) on 26 February: Continue reading Government may privatise major stations