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Trams to Crystal Palace?
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25-03-2011 01:05 PM

The Mayor of London has vowed to push through the stalled tram extension to Crystal Palace, despite no concrete plans on how to pay for it.

The much vaunted 170m plan was abandoned in November 2008 due to lack of funding, alongside 3bn of other transport projects across the capital.

But Boris Johnson confirmed on a tram trip today the scheme was back on the agenda ahead of the looming mayoral elections in 2012.

He said: "It's always been our ambition to extend the Croydon Tramlink.

"Today we announce we're going to extend it to Crystal Palace.
Mr Johnson's Labour opponent in the mayoral race, Ken Livingstone, has already promised to get the extension back on track after criticising the Mayor for dropping the scheme.

If they are going to Crystal Palace then why not use the tunnels to bring the extension to Horniman Museum?

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Trams to Crystal Palace? - michael - 25-03-2011 01:05 PM
RE: Trams to Crystal Palace? - Ian Bull - 25-03-2011, 03:06 PM
RE: Trams to Crystal Palace? - michael - 25-03-2011, 03:24 PM
RE: Trams to Crystal Palace? - andrewr - 25-03-2011, 07:02 PM
RE: Trams to Crystal Palace? - stefan - 28-03-2011, 12:51 PM
RE: Trams to Crystal Palace? - Zimmerman - 28-03-2011, 04:23 PM

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