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2012: the most exciting year yet for Crossrail

11 April 2012 | By Andy Mitchell, Crossrail Programme Director

2012 is going to be the most exciting year yet for the £14.8 billion Crossrail project with construction moving up a few gears as we enter our tunnelling phase. The year has started with great expectations and excitement for the project not just within Crossrail but also amongst Londoners who…


A holistic approach to sustainability on Crossrail

3 December 2014 | By Dr Michael de Silva, Crossrail

At £15 billion, Crossrail in the UK is the largest infrastructure project in Europe. The new railway will connect 40 stations across London, including Heathrow Airport and Reading in the west with Canary Wharf, Abbey Wood and Shenfield in the east. Crossrail will add 10% extra rail capacity for London…


Motivated and determined to deliver Crossrail

9 December 2015 | By Chris Enoch, Crossrail Railway Systems Project Manager

How is construction progressing on Crossrail – Europe’s biggest infrastructure project? Chris Enoch, Crossrail Railway Systems Project Manager gives Global Railway Review an update on works and what’s next for the ambitious £14.8 billion rail project to build a new east-west railway across London and the South East.


Public consultation for the new Crossrail 2 is launched

28 October 2015 | By Kate Douetil

A public consultation has been launched as the next step forward in the development of the new Crossrail 2, which could bring huge economic benefits across the UK. To help relieve the increasing pressure on London’s transport network, Crossrail 2 would serve central London through an underground tunnelled section, between…


Crossrail work gets underway

12 December 2009 | By James Abbott, Technical Editor

One of the biggest public transport projects in the world has started in London. Crossrail will provide welcome work at a time when other parts of the construction sector are experiencing a downturn. London is the poor relation amongst European cities when it comes to cross-city suburban rail links. While…


DfT and TfL extend Crossrail route to Reading

28 March 2014 | By Crossrail

Crossrail will now run to Reading after the joint sponsors, the Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL), instructed Crossrail Limited to extend the route...