Transport Minister Lord Ahmad today visited the Crossrail project to see the progress that has been made to install the permanent track in the new rail tunnels.
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The discoveries unearthed during the construction of Europe’s largest infrastructure project are to be explored in a series of ten new books by Crossrail, Oxford Archaeology Ramboll and the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA).
Crossrail has today launched a new initiative to share insight from Europe’s largest construction project with the wider UK infrastructure industry. This comes in the week it was announced the line will operate as the Elizabeth line when the new services open for passengers through central London in December 2018.
Her Majesty the Queen today visited the under-construction Crossrail station at Bond Street as the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP, announced that the new railway will be known as the Elizabeth line in her honour.
Crossrail, the new east-west railway for London and the South East, moved a step closer for people in Abbey Wood today as passengers began using the first section of the new station that is being constructed by Network Rail.
Brentwood Borough Council has approved a Network Rail scheme to build a temporary rail access point at Officers’ Meadow to reduce Crossrail lorry movements in Brentwood and Shenfield.
Network Rail has successfully installed a new footbridge across the Great Eastern Main Line at Harold Wood station and completed the first of several platform extensions on the line.
Station improvements begin at Manor Park, Seven Kings & Ilford in preparation for Crossrail services
Transport for London (TfL) has begun a programme of improvement works at TfL Rail stations in preparation for full Crossrail services in 2019.
During 2016, the major fit-out of the new tunnels and stations will continue and the first Crossrail train will roll off the production line for testing.
Crossrail has gained planning approval for a new office development above Farringdon Crossrail station, following an appeal decision by the Planning Inspectorate.