The Crossrail project has awarded the last of its major contracts, signalling the end of one of the UK’s biggest ever procurement programmes.
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The first of the new state-of-the-art Elizabeth line trains, which will transform travel across the Capital, was unveiled by TfL today as it took to the test track at Bombardier Transportation in Derby.
A new dive-under at Acton, being constructed by Network Rail as part of the Crossrail programme, is now structurally complete and is on schedule to open early next year.
Crossrail’s latest sustainability report outlines the progress the project has made on the economic, environmental and social sustainability of the infrastructure that will become the Elizabeth line.
A major milestone in the construction of the new Elizabeth line station at Liverpool Street has been reached with the completion of the two new platforms over 30m below ground.
A new exhibition showcasing the design of the stations, art and public spaces being built under the streets of London by Crossrail has opened at London Transport Museum.
Transport for London (TfL) has awarded a contract to deliver step-free access at three stations as part of major station improvements ahead of Elizabeth line services commencing in December 2018.
Crossrail chairman Terry Morgan CBE has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2016 with the award of a Knighthood for services to skills and the Crossrail project.
Network Rail successfully delivered another batch of important upgrades to the railway over the Spring bank holiday weekend as part of its £2.3bn programme of works for the Crossrail project.
Network Rail has unearthed some important pieces of railway heritage whilst building new tracks for the Crossrail project.