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Crossrail (1)

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 16th March 2020.

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Photo of Shaun Bailey Shaun Bailey Conservative

How often do you meet with TfL and Crossrail Ltd to discuss the ongoing work on the Elizabeth Line and what meetings have you had in 2020?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

As Chair of Transport for London (TfL), I have clear and robust processes in place to ensure I am informed of key transport projects and issues in London, including Crossrail.

Since the arrival of the new leadership team, there has been a welcome change in transparency and openness within Crossrail. I meet with the Transport Commissioner as well as the Chair and Chief Executive of Crossrail Ltd around every six weeks; my Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor for Transport also meet with them every fortnight; the Chief Executive and Chair of Crossrail attend all TfL Board meetings to give a comprehensive update to the Board in public and the project also provide weekly metrics to both TfL and the Department for Transport on a range of measures including safety performance and testing.

In the last two months, either my Deputy Mayor for Transport or I have attended the following meetings: