17 Oct '12, 12am
Up in the air | CabbieBlogCabbieBlog
C entral London is starting to look as if a giant mole has been at work, with holes appearing at the most unlikely locations the largest of these is to be found beside Centre Point; and just what did happen to the iconic fountains which once stood outside? Said to be the biggest engineering work being carried out in Europe, CrossRail is, at £15bn, certainly the most expensive. The only compensation is that Knowledge students will never have to memorise the “Dirty Dozen”,twelve road which form a short cut through Soho from west to east, now that Great Chapel Street has been turned into a hole. CrossRail is just the latest of the Capital’s grandiose rail schemes, which started in 1836 with the London & Greenwich train line; its name would indicate that Greenwich was not part of the Metropolis at that time. Unlike CrossRail it was planned to run the tracks over an elevated Ro...