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Andrew Wolstenholme - Articles and news items

Crossrail casts its final concrete tunnel segment

Rail industry news / 22 July 2014 /

Crossrail has manufactured the last of its 250,000 concrete segments, used to line the tunnels of Europe’s largest infrastructure project…

Intelligent trains and air quality improvements headline Crossrail’s latest sustainability report

Rail industry news / 15 July 2014 /

Intelligent, energy-efficient trains and air quality improvements headline Crossrail’s 2014 Sustainability Report…

Construction of new Crossrail stations hits halfway mark

Rail industry news / 10 July 2014 /

The construction of Crossrail’s new stations in central London and Docklands is now half complete, with almost three miles of platform and station tunnels created beneath the streets of the capital…

Crossrail tunnelling machine completes journey at Stepney Green

Rail industry news / 17 June 2014 /

Tunnel Boring Machine Ellie has broken through into a cavern 40m beneath Stepney Green, in the East End of London…

Crossrail tunnelling marathon three quarters complete following Whitechapel breakthrough

Rail industry news / 4 April 2014 /

Crossrail’s train tunnels are three quarters complete following the breakthrough of Victoria, one of the project’s huge boring machines, into Whitechapel station…

Crossrail’s eighth tunnel boring machine launches in east London

Rail industry news / 26 February 2014 /

Tunnel Boring Machine Ellie has begun her journey from Pudding Mill Lane to Stepney Green in London’s East End…

Prime Minister and Mayor of London visit Crossrail as project reaches halfway point

Rail industry news / 16 January 2014 /

Prime Minister David Cameron, Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Crossrail Minister Stephen Hammond viewed progress at Crossrail’s Tottenham Court Road site…

New report outlines Crossrail progress in delivering new sustainable railway

Rail industry news / 25 November 2013 /

Latest Crossrail Sustainability Report highlights construction sector is for the first time adopting particle reduction technology…

Crossrail completes major part of Connaught Tunnel refurbishment ahead of schedule

Rail industry news / 5 September 2013 /

Work to the Victorian Connaught Tunnel in east London has been completed…

Major breakthrough for Crossrail as tunnelling machine enters Canary Wharf station

Rail industry news / 31 May 2013 /

Entire Crossrail project now more than one-third complete…

Crossrail awards major tunnel fit-out contract

Rail industry news / 2 April 2013 /

Crossrail intends to award the contract to undertake the major fit-out of the new rail tunnels to a joint venture…

New Crossrail images show ‘London tunnelling marathon’ underway beneath the capital

Rail industry news / 28 February 2013 /

New images released show the tunnelling marathon taking place beneath the capital…

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