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Crossrail and London Overground operator MTR experiences strong global growth

17 March 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

MTR Corporation has announced strong global growth in the 2014 full-year results. The operator, which will run Crossrail of behalf of Transport for London (TfL), has seen revenue grow by 3.7% to £3.499bn and post-tax underlying profits from its recurrent business increase by 7.9% to £699m. 

New report sets out funding and financing options for Crossrail 2

28 November 2014 | By Department for Transport

An independent report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) published has set out funding and financing options for Crossrail 2, the high frequency, high capacity rail line that could link south west and north east London to provide additional transport capacity for the capital...

First Crossrail tracks laid

25 November 2014 | By Crossrail

The first section of track to be used by Crossrail trains has been laid on a new bridge in west London...

Crossrail begins last east London tunnel

11 September 2014 | By Crossrail

Tunnel machine Ellie has started her 900 metre journey from Limmo Peninsula, near Canning Town, towards Victoria Dock Portal in east London...