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After the announcement in August 2020 that Crossrail Ltd would require funding beyond the original agreed funding envelope, a new £85 million package has been agreed upon.
Previously scheduled to open in 2021, the introduction of the central section of the Crossrail Elizabeth line into passenger service has been delayed.
GB Railfreight - the third largest rail freight operator in the United Kingdom - has announced that it has appointed Tim Hartley as Business Development Director.
HS2's west-London super hub will be the largest newly-built railway station in the UK, with a mix of high-speed and conventional service platforms.
In its latest update on progress to complete the Elizabeth line, Crossrail Ltd has confirmed that it plans to open the central section between Paddington and Abbey Wood in summer 2021.
New campaign, Connecting Britain, backed by business and political leaders, says a green light on HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail is critical to the long-term success of the north of the UK.
Network Rail has confirmed the award of contracts for construction of the new or enhanced ticket halls at Southall, Hayes & Harlington, West Drayton, Ealing Broadway, West Ealing and Acton Main Line stations.
The London Assembly has responded to findings that a fixation on December 2018 for completion and a mismanagement of the Crossrail project are what has lead to delay after delay in the launch of HS2.
New leadership team outlines new plan to put Crossrail project back on track with robust and realistic plan which follows a detailed audit of the programme.
L.B. Foster Europe will return to Railtex for the first time since 2015 to launch its new, end-to-end track management and performance monitoring solutions, integrating conventional rail products with intelligent, always-on, digital technologies to improve performance, deliver cost efficiencies and enhance safety.
Despite delays to Crossrail 1, policymakers are urged not to delay decisions on moving forward with future projects such as Crossrail 2.
Transport for London (TfL) and Crossrail Ltd have announced that Mark Wild will join Crossrail Ltd as Chief Executive from Monday 19 November 2018, taking over from Simon Wright.
The Crossrail project, delivered by Crossrail Limited and jointly sponsored by the Department for Transport and Transport for London, is expected to transform the network’s journeys throughout the capital city's centre...
Simon Wright will combine the roles of Programme Director and Chief Executive, ensuring the remaining phase of Crossrail’s work is completed accurately…