Crossrail delay deeply disappointing, says London First
8 November 2019
Commenting on the announcement delaying Crossrail until 2021, Jasmine Whitbread, Chief Executive of leading business group London First, said:
“The prospect of a further setback to Crossrail is very disappointing to businesses across the capital, as are the further cost over-runs which go hand in hand with any delay.
“We must not lose sight of the transformational change Crossrail will bring to our city. It has been 40 years in the making and will be worth the wait. But efforts must be redoubled to ensure that the railway opens as soon as practically possible and that we learn the lessons for future projects.”
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