Crossrail Line: Costs

(asked on 6th April 2022) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much the cost of the Elizabeth Line has exceeded original forecasts.

Answered by
Baroness Vere of Norbiton Portrait
Baroness Vere of Norbiton
Parliamentary Secretary (HM Treasury)
This question was answered on 19th April 2022

The original funding package agreed in the 2010 Spending Review to fund delivery of Crossrail (excluding costs for trains and depots) was £14.8 billion.

Current forecast costs for completing Crossrail are £18.9 billion. This includes Network Rail On Network Works costs for surface works but exclude costs for trains and depots.

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