Crossrail 2 support to connect south west and north east

The Crossrail 2 - a new rail link between south west and north east London - project has received overwhelming support from the public according to public consultation.

A train platform under construction at Canary Wharf Crossrail station. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Mayor of London has hailed the project as crucial in relieving congestion, boosting economic growth in the capital, and offering a vital interchange if the high speed HS2 national rail service goes ahead.