Work to strengthen the Connaught Tunnel for use by Crossrail trains is now underway following drainage of 13M litres of water from the Royal Victoria Dock.
Network Rail has appointed Rob McIntosh as its director for Crossrail, the firm announced today.
Network Rail has invited contractors Balfour Beatty, Costain, Hochtief and VolkerFitzpatrick to tender for Crossrail station works contracts between Stratford, London and Shenfield, Essex.
Contractors on Crossrail’s western running tunnels are to get their first sight of the cutting face of one of its tunnel boring machines since its launch almost a year ago. Claire Symes visited Bond Street to find out more.
Construction of the first of two Crossrail tunnels below the Thames got underway last week with the launch of the first of the project’s slurry tunnel boring machines (TBMs). Mark Hansford updates on progress on the £14.5bn project.
covering the construction of the new express railway which will run beneath central London from west to east, largely underground
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Those who think that too much infrastructure money is spent on rail projects, and that too much of that is spent in London, had better look away now. Because last week London business leaders heard the compelling case for Crossrail 2 - the proposed south west to north east rail route under central 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.