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Terry Morgan re-appointed as Crossrail Chairman

By Peter MacLennan

Crossrail Limited today announced that Terry Morgan CBE has been re-appointed by the Crossrail Board as Non-Executive Chairman for a three-year term from 1 June 2015.

When Crossrail opens in 2018, it will increase London's rail-based transport network capacity by 10 per cent and dramatically cut journey times across the city, bringing an extra 1.5m people to within 45 minutes of central London.

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Notes to Editors

Terry Morgan CBE

Terry Morgan was appointed to the post of Chairman of Crossrail Limited from 1 June 2009 and was re-appointed for a further three-year term from 31 May 2012.

He was previously Chief Executive of Tube Lines. Prior to this he was Group Managing Director, Operations, of BAE Systems, having previously filled the roles of Managing Director, Royal Ordnance Division, and Group HR Resources Director. Before moving to BAE, he was Managing Director Land Rover.

Terry has an MSc in Engineering Production & Management, is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Electrical Engineers and is the past President of the CMI (Chartered Management Institute).

He is Non-Executive Chairman of the Manufacturing Technology Centre and the National Skills Academy for Railway Engineering.  He is also the Chair of Ricardo plc and a Non-Executive Director of Boxwood Limited. He is a Trustee of the London Transport Museum.

Crossrail Board Membership

Membership of the Crossrail Board is as follows:

  • Terry Morgan CBE, Chairman
  • Andrew Wolstenholme OBE, Chief Executive
  • Simon Wright OBE, Programme Director
  • David Allen, Finance Director
  • Michael Cassidy CBE
  • Phil Gaffney
  • Terry Hill CBE
  • Robert Jennings CBE (Department for Transport nominee)
  • Jayne McGivern
  • Daniel Moylan (Transport for London nominee)

About Crossrail:

The total funding envelope available to deliver Crossrail is £14.8bn. The Crossrail route will pass through 40 stations and run from Reading and Heathrow in the west, through new twin-bore 21 km (13 miles) tunnels to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east.

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.