The CRT project has been discussed for many decades, however CRP took up the project in 2002. The project was developed to create physical and social links between the two sides of the river in central London, breaking down barriers and creating conditions for economic growth.
The project was also developed in response to the need to alleviate congestion on the Victoria and Northern Underground lines, as well as provide a new link from Camden through Central London to Peckham and Brixton. This route was carefully selected to give maximum benefit to most people. The CRT aimed to carry up to 9,000 people per hour, per direction, in peak periods.
This project is currently shelved with TfL due to funding issues. If you have questions regarding land use please contact your local authority.
The aims of the project were to: