Boris welcomes TfL spending

Mayor of London Boris Johnson welcomed a big boost - a grant of £925 million in 2015/16 rising to just over £1 billion by 2020/21 on top of enhanced borrowing powers to fund transport in the capital.

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Boris Johnson to speak at Crossrail site

Boris Johnson speaks during the official unveiling of the tunelling machines Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Boris Johnson is expected to visit the Crossrail site at Tottenham court road later.

The mayor will be questioned on yesterday's government spending review.

A commitment of £2 million was made to look into the north-south rail link for cross rail 2 in yesterday's spending report by George Osborne.

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