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Custom House Crossrail station complete

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

The structure of the new Custom House Crossrail station comprising of 825 station components has been completed in a year and a day.

Government safeguards land for proposed Crossrail 2 route

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

Crossrail 2 moved a step closer today after the Department of Transport (DfT) announced an agreement to protect land of the proposed route from conflicting development.

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...