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Crossrail casts its final concrete tunnel segment

Crossrail has manufactured the last of its 250,000 concrete segments, used to line the tunnels of Europe’s largest infrastructure project.The final piece was cast at a specially built Crossrail factory in Chatham, Kent.

TfL announces MTR to run Crossrail services

Transport for London (TfL) has today announced its intention to award the contract to operate Crossrail services to MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited (MTR). The £1.4 billion contract will be for eight years with an option to extend to ten years.

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72,000 Passengers Per Hour

When it opens in 2018 Crossrail will be able to carry 72,000 passengers per hour on new, spacious trains