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Crossrail Act 2008 and Crossrail Bill supporting documents

Crossrail Act 2008 and Crossrail Bill supporting documents

The Crossrail Act giving permission for the railway to be built, operated and maintained received Royal Assent in July 2008.

The Crossrail Hybrid Bill was introduced to Parliament in February 2005 and like all legislation was fully considered by both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The Bill contained a description of the works to be undertaken, where they were to be carried out, and identified the land needed temporarily or permanently.

The Crossrail Bill was a so called hybrid bill which traditionally is used by the Government on behalf of railway companies and transport agencies to obtain authorisation for major projects deemed to be in the national interest, but which would also affect a large number of private interests. Such bills have been used periodically for rail and other major projects such as the Channel Tunnel, the Channel Tunnel Rail Link and the Dartford Tunnel.

The Parliamentary process adopted gave individuals and bodies, such as businesses or local authorities an opportunity to oppose the Crossrail Hybrid Bill or to seek its amendment before a Select Committee in either or both the House of Commons and House of Lords. This process also enabled detailed scrutiny of any amendments proposed to be made to the Bill.

The Bill was enacted on 22nd July 2008 when it completed all the Parliamentary stages and received Royal Assent to become The Crossrail Act (2008).

Transcripts and reports from the House of Commons and House of Lords Select Committees are available through these links:

Crossrail Bill Documents

The Crossrail Bill became an Act of Parliament in July 2008. The parliamentary process required much documentation, all of which can be found here.  

Use this resource to access detailed information about the Crossrail Bill and the various supporting documents which have been produced.  

Accessing the documentation

The library folders below contain all of the Crossrail Bill documents.  You can also use the Crossrail Bill Documents section of our website to access detailed information about Crossrail, The Environmental Statement (ES) and the Plans and Sections deposited with the Bill.  

Some of these files are large in size and may take some time to download.  If you experience any problems, or you wish to request copies of this information, you can do so via our Helpdesk.  

Call 0345 602 3813, email to helpdesk@crossrail.co.uk, or use the "contact us" forms at the head of this page to submit your request and a member of our Helpdesk will contact you directly.

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0009 P StandOrd33 Maps V3.pdf

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0012 P Sheet No 87.pdf

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0064 P Sheet No 139.pdf

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0059 P Sheet No 134.pdf

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0065 P Sheet No 140.pdf

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0060 P Sheet No 135.pdf

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0011 P Sheet No 86.pdf

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0041 P Sheet No 116.pdf

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0036 P Sheet No 111.pdf

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0025 P Sheet No 100.pdf

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0063 P Sheet No 138.pdf

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0020 P Sheet No 95.pdf

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0026 P Sheet No 101.pdf

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0044 P Sheet No 119.pdf

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0028 P Sheet No 103.pdf

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0029 P Sheet No 104.pdf

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0014 P Sheet No 89.pdf

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0017 P Sheet No 92.pdf

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0039 P Sheet No 114.pdf

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0051 P Sheet No 126.pdf

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0030 P Sheet No 105.pdf

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0062 P Sheet No 137.pdf

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0061 P Sheet No 136.pdf

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0005 P Key Plan Vol3 V3.pdf

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0007 P Rail Works Vol2 V3.pdf

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0047 P Sheet No 122.pdf

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0023 P Sheet No 98.pdf

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0021 P Sheet No 96.pdf

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0016 P Sheet No 91.pdf

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0037 P Sheet No 112.pdf

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0049 P Sheet No 124.pdf

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0004 P Key Plan Vol2 V3.pdf

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0058 P Sheet No 133.pdf

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0008 P Rail Works Vol3 V3.pdf

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0038 P Sheet No 113.pdf

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0015 P Sheet No 90.pdf

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0001 P Scheme Diagram V3.pdf

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0024 P Sheet No 99.pdf

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0046 P Sheet No 121.pdf

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0055 P Sheet No 130.pdf

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0053 P Sheet No 128.pdf

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0056 P Sheet No 131.pdf

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0052 P Sheet No 127.pdf

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0042 P Sheet No 117.pdf

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0040 P Sheet No 115.pdf

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0010 P Sheet No 85.pdf

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0031 P Sheet No 106.pdf

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0019 P Sheet No 94.pdf

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0043 P Sheet No 118.pdf

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0034 P Sheet No 109.pdf

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0022 P Sheet No 97.pdf

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0018 P Sheet No 93.pdf

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0000 P Flysheet Vol 3.pdf

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0002 P Key And Index V3.pdf

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0006 P Rail Works Vol1 V3.pdf

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0013 P Sheet No 88.pdf

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0033 P Sheet No 108.pdf

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0003 P Key Plan Vol1 V3.pdf

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0032 P Sheet No 107.pdf

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0050 P Sheet No 125.pdf

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0027 P Sheet No 102.pdf

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0054 P Sheet No 129.pdf

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0045 P Sheet No 120.pdf

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0048 P Sheet No 123.pdf

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0057 P Sheet No 132.pdf

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