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New Crossrail Board appointment

By Peter MacLennan

Crossrail Limited today confirmed that TfL Board Member Daniel Moylan has been appointed to the Crossrail Board as a Non-Executive Director.

Crossrail Chairman Terry Morgan said: “Crossrail is now over 40 per cent complete and is being delivered on time and within its £14.8bn funding envelope. Daniel Moylan joins the Crossrail Board as Transport for London’s nominee. Daniel brings a wealth of experience including over twenty years service to London local government and four years as Deputy Chairman of TfL and is ideally placed to support and advise on regeneration and legacy issues.”

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For further information contact the Crossrail Press Office on 020 3229 9552 or email pressoffice@crossrail.co.uk

Notes to Editors

Both Crossrail Sponsors are each entitled to make an appointment to the Crossrail Board.

Daniel Moylan replaces Sir Mike Hodgkinson who was the previous TfL nominee.

Daniel Moylan

Daniel Moylan joined the TfL Board in August 2008 and served as Deputy Chairman of TfL from 2009 to 2012. He has been a Conservative councillor in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea since 1990 and was Deputy Leader of the Council from 2000 to 2011. He is Chairman of Kensington and Chelsea Environmental Limited and co-chairs Urban Design London. He was appointed by TfL as a non-executive director of Crossrail Limited in July 2013. He is a non-executive director of a property investment trust.

Crossrail Board Membership

Membership of the Crossrail Board is as follows:

  • Terry Morgan CBE, Chairman
  • Andrew Wolstenholme OBE, Chief Executive
  • David Allen, Finance Director
  • Andy Mitchell, Programme Director
  • Ian Brown CBE
  • Michael Cassidy CBE
  • Phil Gaffney
  • Terry Hill CBE
  • Robert Jennings CBE (Department for Transport nominee)
  • Daniel Moylan (Transport for London nominee)
  • Heather Rabbatts CBE

About Crossrail:

The total funding envelope available to deliver Crossrail is £14.8bn.

The Crossrail route will pass through 37 stations and run 118 km (73 miles) from Maidenhead and Heathrow in the west, through new twin-bore 21 km (13 miles) tunnels below central London to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east.

When Crossrail opens it will increase London's rail-based transport network capacity by 10%, supporting regeneration and cutting journey times across the city. Crossrail services are due to commence through central London in 2018.

Crossrail is being delivered by Crossrail Limited (CRL). CRL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Transport for London. Crossrail is jointly sponsored by the Department for Transport and Transport for London.