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Would-be London mayor Frank Dobson has vowed to build the controversial CrossRail link, scrapped in mid-1994 over cash shortages. His pledge on the 2.5 billion 7km twin-tunnel coincides with a Corporation of London report due out in a week supporting a relaunch of the scheme. It would plough under the capital and take 600,000 passengers a day. The project includes extensions to five stations.

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