A major scheme to create swathes of coastal marshland with spoil from the Crossrail project reached a significant milestone this weekend with the planned breach of long-standing sea walls.
Crossrail has released this drone footage of the completed tunnels for the £14.8bn railway.
Tunnelling for the £14.8bn Crossrail project has been completed.
Crossrail tunnel boring machine (TBM) Ellie has started the 900m journey from Limmo Peninsula, near Canning Town, towards Victoria Dock Portal in east London.
Tunnelling work is now nearly complete on Europe’s largest infrastructure project and to celebrate this NCE is poised to publish its fourth Crossrail major project report. Setting the scene, chief executive Andrew Wolstenholme reflects on the achievements so far and looks ahead to the work still to be done.
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.
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 2 has recently found itself top of the infrastructure debate in Westminster, with the transport minister raising the case for increasing regional spending outside London.
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.