Flagship HS2 station under threat as Sadiq Khan shelves vital upgrades

Lincoln Wylie

An extension of the Docklands Light-weight Railway is also at threat, the report concluded.

Crossrail two, a proposed £40bn north-south line, and an extension of the Bakerloo tube line have currently been put on maintain. 

Mr Khan had sought a £15.8bn long-phrase funding offer to repair service TfL’s finances and let it to carry on with a series of badly essential updates.

The authority, which is roughly 2 times as dependent on fare profits as equivalent-sized towns abroad, was strike difficult by the pandemic. It has currently been given virtually £4bn of taxpayer handouts.

But the Federal government instead presented £1.08bn to preserve the Tube, trains and buses functioning right up until December. In return, Mr Khan agreed to overview the feasibility of driverless Tube trains, maximize fares and lower costs.

A spokesman for Transportation for London explained: “We carry on to operate with the Federal government on our lengthier

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