Crossrail 2 is the new tube line through Wandsworth and into central London.

Our local station had been planned at Tooting Broadway, but Transport for London (TfL) has discovered difficult ground conditions under Tooting and is thinking of moving the station to Balham.

Tooting was originally chosen as it is more in need of the economic boost and better rail connectivity that Crossrail 2 will bring. However, by moving the station to Balham the cost of Crossrail 2 will be less and surface disruption during construction will be reduced.

Wandsworth Council still believes a station at Tooting Broadway will deliver the maximum benefit to our area – but what do you think?

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Have your say: should the station be at Balham or Tooting Broadway?

 

About Crossrail 2

Crossrail 2 is the proposed full-sized underground railway that will run North-South across London, with stops planned at Clapham Junction and – until this month – Tooting Broadway. It will also stop at Victoria, Tottenham Court Road and King's Cross / Euston.

The new railway will bring huge benefits to our area, cutting journey times to central London, boosting the local economy and reducing the strain on existing overground and Northern line services. It will also unlock thousands of new affordable homes in Wandsworth.

It will also ensure that London remains globally competitive, creating jobs and growth across the national economy, while encouraging people to make greener journeys into and across London.

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Dan Watkins

Dan Watkins, Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Tooting, has been at the forefront of the campaign to bring Crossrail 2 to our area, and was successful in getting access shafts removed from Wandsworth Common. Visit www.danwatkins.org.uk for more information.

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  • signed 2016-06-23 04:36:42 +1200
    There would be a real benefit to having Crossrail 2 in Tooting Boradway, because from looking at the existing TFL ground links, Tooting currently appears to be quite disconnected, relying almost only on the end of the Northern Line. Balham in comparison already has more options, given its close train station with fast links into Victoria and Waterloo stations. The connection to Tooting Broadway would have a positive economic impact, as well as provide transport options to two local hospitals and a shopping area in Colliers Wood.
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