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Elizabeth line services through central London expected to commence in summer 2021
Posted on Friday January 10, 2020

Crossrail Ltd is working to deliver the Elizabeth line as soon as practically possible in 2021 Crossrail project continues to make good progress – tunnels and track works are finished with most stations now nearing completion Key focus for 2020 is commencing intensive operational testing of the railway at the earliest date possible


2019 a year of significant progress but more to do in 2020
Posted on Tuesday December 17, 2019

2019 has seen significant progress towards completion of the Elizabeth line but there is still much work to do Journey towards the critical Trial Running phase of trains in tunnels is well underway with the infrastructure largely complete Challenges remain around software development, safety testing and systems integration but good progress continues to be made


TfL Rail begins operating services between London Paddington and Reading
Posted on Sunday December 15, 2019

New services are the next step in the delivery of the Elizabeth line


TfL Rail will operate services to Reading from 15 December
Posted on Tuesday December 03, 2019

New service is the next step in the delivery of the Elizabeth line in 2021 From 2 January 2020 customers can use contactless between London Paddington and Reading


Update on progress to complete the Elizabeth line - November 2019
Posted on Friday November 08, 2019

Crossrail Ltd has updated the Crossrail Board on progress to complete the Elizabeth line.3 Transport for London has issued the following announcement to the London Stock Exchange: https://www.londonstockexchange.com/exchange/news/market-news/market-news-detail/40CT/14300478.html


TfL Rail to operate services to Reading from 15 December
Posted on Thursday September 26, 2019

New service is the next step in the delivery of the Elizabeth line Pay as you go using contactless to be accepted between Paddington mainline and Reading from January 2020 Work to make stations more accessible to customers well underway with Iver, Langley and Taplow stations all to become step-free by March 2020


Network Rail awards Ilford and Romford station upgrade contract
Posted on Monday September 23, 2019

The contract to complete Network Rail’s upgrade of east London stations for the Crossrail project has been awarded to VolkerFitzpatrick. The contract worth almost £20m will deliver the vital upgrades at both Romford and Ilford stations including improved entrances and step free access to accommodate the higher numbers of passengers expected to use the new Elizabeth line services.


Update on progress to complete the Elizabeth line - August 2019
Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

Crossrail project making good progress as plan to complete the railway is implemented - the central section of the Elizabeth line remains on schedule to open between October 2020 and March 2021 Many central section stations have reached an advanced state of completion with final fit-out and testing and commissioning work underway Crossrail is a hugely complex project and risks remain across the programme with significant integration and testing to complete Key focus for 2020 will be testing the operational railway to ensure it is safe and reliable for passengers


Crossrail Board appointments
Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2019

Crossrail Ltd today provided an update on appointments to the Crossrail Board. Steve Livingstone has been appointed to the Crossrail Board as independent Non-Executive Director from 18 July 2019 Baroness Jo Valentine has been appointed to the Crossrail Board as independent Non-Executive Director from 1 October 2019 Sarah Atkins was appointed as a Transport for London nominated Non-Executive Director from 16 April 2019


Network Rail awards final west London station upgrade contracts for Crossrail project
Posted on Wednesday May 08, 2019

As part of its ongoing work for the Crossrail project, Network Rail today confirmed the award of contracts for construction of the new or enhanced ticket halls at Southall, Hayes & Harlington, West Drayton, Ealing Broadway, West Ealing and Acton Main Line stations.


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