§ Mr. John Fraser
asked the Minister of Transport (1) in view of the increasing use of the Crystal Palace site as an exhibition and sports centre, what proposals she has received from the London Transport Board to extend the Victoria Line to Crystal Palace; and if she will make a statement;
(2) if she will give an estimated date for completion of the extension of the Victoria Line to Brixton.
§ Mr. Swingler
My right hon. Friend is still considering London Transport's proposal to extend the Victoria Line to Brixton. London Transport have not submitted proposals to extend the line to Crystal Palace, although such an extension is being tested in the London Transportation Study. Crystal Palace is served by two British Rail lines, both with spare capacity, and one of them terminating at Victoria.