Central government will only have to fund half of the £12bn to £20bn cost of London’s Crossrail 2 project, according to a report by business lobby group London First.
Crossrail programme director Andrew Mitchell is moving to the Thames Tideway project so that he can transfer his experience as the new project moves into a crucial procurement stage.
Crossrail programme director to move on as project passes halfway stage.
Construction of the first phase in the longest tunnel drive on Crossrail has been completed with the tunnel boring machine (TBM) breaking through into the Stepney Green box in east London.
In 2014 Crossrail will reach the halfway mark and begin to move from heavy civils towards a focus on tunnel fit-out and railways systems.
With a building to cover the Whitechapel shaft the only clues about the Crossrail work underway there are the lorries taking material to and from the site.
covering the construction of the new express railway which will run beneath central London from west to east, largely underground
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Crossrail 1 is only half finished but it's time to start thinking about London’s next big hole in the ground
It is – and ever has been - a common device in films that depict our future to have flying vehicles, people travelling through tubes, and other such novelties. The one thing you tend to notice is it’s usually highly ordered and efficient. People arrive. They are whisked away with no fuss.
Crossrail: Major Project Report
NCE presents its major project report on Crossrail - a comprehensive guide to the project featuring interviews with Crossrail chief executive Rob Holden and Crossrail chairman Terry Morgan.