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Crossrail submits plans for improvements to Gidea Park station

Crossrail has submitted proposals for improvements to Gidea Park station for approval.The proposed improvements, which have been submitted to the London Borough of Havering, include two new lifts to provide step free access to all platforms, platform extensions to ensure that the station can accommodate the new, 200m long Crossrail trains and new platform lighting.

Crossrail inspires budding women engineers

Europe’s largest infrastructure project is working with local schools as part of its campaign to address the fact that almost one in two co-ed state schools (49%) is not sending any women to study A-level science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

Crossrail names Apprentice of the Year

A former self-employed labourer who was struggling to find work during the difficult economic times has been named Apprentice of the Year after scooping the prestigious Crossrail award today (3 March) at the Houses of Parliament.

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