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Crossrail partners with Women into Construction

Rail Minister Claire Perry MP met a new generation of female construction workers at Crossrail’s Farringdon station today, to mark a new partnership between Europe’s largest infrastructure project and Women into Construction.

Crossrail trains take shape

The production of the new Crossrail trains, which will help meet the needs of the rapidly growing population of London and the South East, has reached an important milestone with the completion of a test carriage at Bombardier's train manufacturing plant in Derby.

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40 Stations Connected

Building the new railway involves constructing 10 new stations in central London and Docklands and upgrading 30 existing stations between Reading and Heathrow in the west and Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east.