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Mike Brown - Articles and news items

Government confirms step-free access funding for Crossrail

Rail industry news / 18 November 2014 /

All of the stations on the Crossrail project will now offer step-free access thanks to £14 million of investment announced by Transport Minister Baroness Kramer…

Contract signed for MTR to run Crossrail services

Rail industry news / 30 July 2014 /

Transport for London and MTR have now signed the contract for the operation of Crossrail services…

Chancellor unveils Crossrail’s new tunnels under the Thames

Rail industry news / 16 June 2014 /

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt. Hon. George Osborne MP, unveiled London’s newest tunnel under the River Thames….

Contract signed for Bombardier to deliver Crossrail rolling stock and depot contract

Rail industry news / 19 February 2014 /

Transport for London confirmed that, following the completion of a 10 day standstill period, it has now signed a contract with Bombardier for the delivery of rolling stock and a new depot for Crossrail…

Green light for Crossrail station at Woolwich

Rail industry news / 25 July 2013 /

TfL and DfT, sponsors of Crossrail, have confirmed that Crossrail services will call at Woolwich…

TfL to take over key commuter rail routes out of Liverpool Street Station

Rail industry news / 2 July 2013 /

“We are pleased that the Department for Transport has agreed to devolve rail services to TfL…”

Passenger satisfaction in London Overground continues to soar since being taken over by the Mayor

Rail industry news / 28 June 2012 /

Passenger satisfaction at 90%, compared to 82% average in London and South East…

Crucial London overground rail link opens three months early

Rail industry news / 28 February 2011 /

Rail link allows passengers to move swiftly between north London, the City, Docklands & the south of the capital opened three months ahead of schedule…