Bakerloo Line extension in TfL “list of future schemes”

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London SE1 Community Website 17 January 2012   A senior Transport for London official has told a City Hall committee that plans to extend the Bakerloo line south of Elephant & Castle are "not high up the priority list" despite the idea being mentioned in the Mayor's official transport strategy.
Michele Dix, Transport for London's managing director for planning, made the comments during a meeting of the London Assembly's transport committee on Tuesday morning. She confirmed that TfL studies had "[confirmed] that there was a need for a Bakerloo line extension", particularly in terms of improving transport links for parts of south-east London which are poorly served… "To be honest it's not high up the priority list in terms of further development work because of the funding issue," … "But work was done to confirm that yes, it's a sensible scheme and … "It's certainly in our list of future schemes"… read more