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HS2 pledges support to CO2nstruct Zero 

Leading infrastructure company HS2 has signed up to support CO2nstruct Zero: the Construction Leadership Council’s carbon reduction campaign.
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MPs warn Crossrail schedule and costs ‘lack certainty’

Crossrail remains unable to deliver a timeline of completion for the Elizabeth line, as there is still no certainty to its cost and opening schedules.
Whitechapel station, crossrail

BBMV hands over Crossrail’s new Whitechapel station

Main contractor BBMV (the Balfour Beatty, Morgan Sindall, VINCI Construction joint venture) has completed construction of the Crossrail station at Whitechapel in east London.
Paddington Station

Mott MacDonald supports Crossrail programme at Paddington

Mott MacDonald worked on the station for Crossrail Ltd progressing the design of Paddington Integrated Project (PIP) and leading the Plateau 2 station and integration team.
paddington elizabeth line station

Crossrail’s Paddington Elizabeth line station handed over

Costain and Skanska have officially transferred the Paddington Elizabeth line station to Transport for London (TfL).
Crossrail elizabeth line

[VIDEO] Crossrail starts train trials on Elizabeth Line

Crossrail has started the trial running of four trains an hour on the Elizabeth Line ahead of the scheduled opening of the railway in the first half of 2022.
woolwich elizabeth line station

Crossrail hands over Woolwich Elizabeth line station

Crossrail has handed over the Woolwich Elizabeth line station to Transport for London, which marks the fourth central London station to be transferred ahead of trial operations.
EKFB contract, HS2

Bauer Keller JV wins £95m HS2 foundations contract

Bauer and Keller JV has bagged a contract to deliver ground engineering and foundational work along an 80km stretch of HS2.
Farringdon Elizabeth line station

Crossrail hands over Farringdon Elizabeth line station

Crossrail has handed over the Farringdon Elizabeth line station, built by the BAM, Ferrovial, Kier joint venture (Team BFK), to Transport for London (TfL).
Paddington Elizabeth line

Costain Skanska prepares to handover Paddington Crossrail works

The Costain Skanska Joint Venture is preparing to hand over the third Crossrail station, the Paddington Elizabeth line station.
The Verdean

Work starts on major West London regeneration

Catalyst and Mount Anvil have commenced enabling works on their joint venture regeneration scheme, The Verdean in Acton, marking a new chapter for the Friary Park estate.
Tottenham Court Road station

Laing O’Rourke prepares to hand over Crossrail station

Laing O’Rourke is preparing to hand over Crossrail’s Tottenham Court Road station, as it reaches the critical T-12 milestone.
Farringdon Elizabeth line station

Construction complete on Crossrail’s Farringdon Elizabeth line station

Construction works are now complete on Crossrail’s Farringdon Elizabeth line station, which will be ready for handover in 12 weeks.
Crossrail project

Crossrail project gets extra £825m of Government funding

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced that the Crossrail project will receive an additional £825m of government funding.

Crossrail to hand over Elizabeth line to TfL

After delays, Crossrail's Elizabeth line programme has now reached hand over to Transport for London (TfL) as the operator and maintainer of the railway.
safety doors, HS2

Booth Industries secures HS2 tunnel safety doors contract

HS2 has awarded a £36m contract to Bolton-based Booth Industries to provide high-pressure safety doors for the internal passages linking the high-speed rail tunnels.

Crossrail delayed again as costs reach £19bn

Crossrail has revealed the scheme will not be ready until 2022 at the earliest, as total costs reach £19bn.

Crossrail bosses blame further delays on Covid-19

Crossrail's opening of the central section between Paddington and Abbey Wood next summer is not achievable.
Crossrail project,

Crossrail project funding falls short… again

The government has released an update for the Crossrail project, confirming that Network Rail requires an extra £140m of funding as station and power upgrade work takes longer than planned.
blacklisting case,

Crossrail faces contemporary blacklisting scandal

The Crossrail project is at the heart of a contemporary blacklisting case launched by Unite, the UK’s construction union.
Costain/Skanska, bond street,

‘Lessons must be learned’ after Crossrail Costain/Skanska decision, says Unite

Unite has demanded workers do not lose out financially after it was revealed that the Costain/Skanska JV contract to build the new Bond Street station has been terminated.
close construction sites,

TfL and Crossrail bring all construction work to a safe stop

In light of the ongoing battle with COVID-19, Transport for London (TfL) and Crossrail have joined the abundance of companies to close construction sites.
town centre development, risk management,

Balancing risk for town centre development

Jacqueline Hughes, senior risk analyst at Equib, discusses how project managers for town centre developments can get their risk management strategy right.
tfl business plan

TfL releases business plan to keep London moving

Transport for London (TfL) has published its five-year Business Plan draft covering 2020/21 to 2024/25 to support sustainable growth in London.
friary park, Mount Anvil and Catalyst

Mount Anvil & Catalyst’s Friary Park transformation approved

Mount Anvil and Catalyst have received planning permission for the transformation of Acton’s Friary Park estate, which will deliver 990 new homes.
tottenham court road west, Oxford street

Galliard to build £140m development above Crossrail station

Galliard has acquired the £140m Tottenham Court Road West (TCRW) residential & retail scheme on Oxford St in London’s West End.