09 August 2007
More BBC inaccuracy
Patrick Crozier

From a report on Crossrail:

When Crossrail was first envisaged, Margaret Thatcher was prime minister, Liverpool were on the way to the football league championship and Jive Bunny was top of the pop charts.

Au contraire.  At a reference library a few years ago the librarian thrust into my hands a report into London transport from 1974 which outlined a scheme very similar to the current one.  So, that would be at a time when Harold Wilson was Prime Minister, Showaddywaddy were top of the charts and, er, Liverpool were on the way to the football league championship.

Still don’t think Crossrail’s going to happen.  Sorry Brian.

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The sum of 30 years of Crossrail progress

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