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Jo Valentine

Transport: Crossrail 1 is only half finished but it's time to start thinking about London’s next big hole in the ground

It is – and ever has been - a common device in films that depict our future to have flying vehicles, people travelling through tubes, and other such novelties. The one thing you tend to notice is it’s usually highly ordered and efficient. People arrive. They are whisked away with no fuss.

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