Crossrail - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 18 January 2017 /
Ilford station will undergo a major overhaul as part of the Crossrail programme following the station design go-ahead by Redbridge Council.
Rail industry news / 4 January 2017 /
A £45m programme of work was completed over the Christmas period for the Crossrail project on existing railway in outer London, Berkshire and Essex.
Issue 6 2016 / 23 November 2016 /
It’s a really exciting time on the Crossrail project. The focus has changed from building incredible structures to designing, installing and commissioning a series of end-to-end railway systems. With the overall programme now more than 75% complete, Chris Binns, Crossrail’s Chief Engineer, explains in this article that fit-out at stations is well underway and the logistics of installing massive volumes of equipment in underground tunnels and rooms provides new and different challenges.
Rail industry news / 17 October 2016 /
Proposals for a new station building in Ilford, east London, have been unveiled as part of improvements being delivered for Crossrail.
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.