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.
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.
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