Crossrail announcement of Programme Partner – London First responseMarch 22, 2009
Responding to the announcement of Transcend as Crossrail’s Programme Partner, Baroness Jo Valentine of London First who campaigned, on behalf of business, for Crossrail welcomed the achievement of this significant milestone.
“In today’s economy, the activity represented by the Crossrail project is very welcome indeed. Most of the essential elements are now in place for construction to begin in earnest.
“History tells us that recessions produce mere hesitation in London’s growth, so to be fit to compete in the next 20 years, London must have this vital rail capacity.”