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Tube Jubilee Line to Thamesmead

The Jubilee Line extension was constructed to allow a branch from North Greenwich to serve Thamesmead.

Tunnel layout at North Greenwich permits the relatively easy construction of a junction for a branch intended to serve the Royal Docks across the river followed by Thamesmead.

However, if Crossrail goes ahead in its current form which includes a branch via Canary Wharf, Custom House and Woolwich, the second Jubilee Line extension is unlikely to go ahead.

The DLR Woolwich extension also provides short-term capacity between Woolwich, the Isle of Dogs and Canary Wharf - making the case for this Jubilee line branch even harder to justify.

Greenwich Waterfront Transit will connect North Greenwich station to Charlton, Woolwich and Thamesmead in the near future.

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