The Crossrail Ltd Board today met and considered the latest update from the leadership team concerning the impact of COVID-19 on progress to complete the Elizabeth line.
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The Prime Minister has announced unprecedented measures in the Government’s bid to halt the spread of COVID-19. Crossrail Ltd is a subsidiary of Transport for London and aligned with TfL’s policy and procedures for the management of the coronavirus risk.
Customers using Hanwell, Iver, Langley and Taplow TfL Rail stations now benefit from step-free access from street to platform for the first time, alongside other station improvements. These upgrades have been part of a wider programme of accessibility improvements across the TfL Rail network in preparation for the Elizabeth line, which will bring an extra 1.5 million people to within 45 minutes of... Read more...
Crossrail Ltd is working to deliver the Elizabeth line as soon as practically possible in 2021 Crossrail project continues to make good progress – tunnels and track works are finished with most stations now nearing completion Key focus for 2020 is commencing intensive operational testing of the railway at the earliest date possible
2019 has seen significant progress towards completion of the Elizabeth line but there is still much work to do Journey towards the critical Trial Running phase of trains in tunnels is well underway with the infrastructure largely complete Challenges remain around software development, safety testing and systems integration but good progress continues to be made
New services are the next step in the delivery of the Elizabeth line
New service is the next step in the delivery of the Elizabeth line in 2021 From 2 January 2020 customers can use contactless between London Paddington and Reading
Crossrail Ltd has updated the Crossrail Board on progress to complete the Elizabeth line.3 Transport for London has issued the following announcement to the London Stock Exchange: https://www.londonstockexchange.com/exchange/news/market-news/market-news-detail/40CT/14300478.html
New service is the next step in the delivery of the Elizabeth line Pay as you go using contactless to be accepted between Paddington mainline and Reading from January 2020 Work to make stations more accessible to customers well underway with Iver, Langley and Taplow stations all to become step-free by March 2020
The contract to complete Network Rail’s upgrade of east London stations for the Crossrail project has been awarded to VolkerFitzpatrick. The contract worth almost £20m will deliver the vital upgrades at both Romford and Ilford stations including improved entrances and step free access to accommodate the higher numbers of passengers expected to use the new Elizabeth line services.