Crossrail - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 1 September 2016 /
The Mayor of London has marked 75 percent completion of Crossrail whilst on-board the first Elizabeth line station-to-station journey from Custom House to Canary Wharf.
Rail industry news / 22 August 2016 /
The last major contract of the Crossrail project has been announced indicating the end of one of the of the UK’s largest procurement programmes.
Rail industry news / 8 August 2016 /
Transport for London (TfL) has unveiled the first Elizabeth line train as it took the test track at Bombardier Transportation’s facility in Derby.
Rail industry news / 1 June 2016 /
MTR Crossrail has celebrated its first year operating TfL Rail which will form the eastern branch of the Elizabeth line from 2018.
Rail industry news / 4 May 2016 /
Network Rail has delivered a £14.5m Crossrail works programme over the May Bank holiday weekend delivering important upgrades in preparation for Elizabeth line.
Rail industry news / 28 April 2016 /
Crossrail Ltd. has awarded a contract for a rail milling train to Linsinger in an agreement worth an estimated £12 million.
Rail industry news / 16 March 2016 /
In his Budget 2016, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has confirmed an investment of £300m for transport projects including a commitment to Crossrail 2 and High Speed 3.
Rail industry news / 23 February 2016 /
Mayor of London Boris Johnson MP has announced Crossrail will be named Elizabeth line in honour of Her Majesty the Queen when operation begins in 2018.
Issue 6 2015 / 9 December 2015 /
How is construction progressing on Crossrail – Europe’s biggest infrastructure project? Chris Enoch, Crossrail Railway Systems Project Manager gives European 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…
Rail industry news / 20 November 2015 /
London’s Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) have revealed designs for the new Bombardier Aventra Crossrail trains due to enter service in May 2017. Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP and TfL have unveiled designs for the new fully accessible Crossrail trains which are expected to 200 million customers a year. When fully open in 2019, […]
Rail industry news / 4 November 2015 /
Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin, has visited southeast London to view progress made on the construction of Crossrail at three stations.
Rail industry news / 28 October 2015 /
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 Wimbledon and Tottenham Hale and […]