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Crossrail TBM Elizabeth breaks through into Whitechapel Station box Jan 2014 6

Crossrail firms primed for new work as performance improves Video

Crossrail’s contractors have boosted their chances of winning major infrastructure deals, according to its chief executive, as new figures showed improved performance among firms on the scheme.

Mark Carne chief executive Network Rail Aug 2014 1

Mark Carne: 'I was lucky to join in a crisis'

Network Rail’s CEO talks exclusively to Construction News about his baptism of fire, why the industry needs to improve and how to deliver a £38bn pipeline.

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Balfour Beatty scoops £70m Crossrail Woolwich station contract

Balfour Beatty has won Crossrail’s final stations package - a £70m contract to fit out the new station at Woolwich.

Woolwich Station architects impression of Crossrail station

Crossrail wins planning for 400 Woolwich homes

Crossrail has been granted planning permission to build nearly 400 new homes above the new Woolwich Crossrail station.

New Crossrail design

Vinci gets green light for Ealing Broadway Crossrail station

Ealing council has given the green light for a series of improvements to Ealing Broadway station, despite strong opposition to the plans.

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Government plots Crossrail extension to Herts

Proposals to extend Crossrail to Hertfordshire are being considered by the Department of Transport, the secretary of State Patrick McLoughlin is expected to announce later today

In pictures: Plans submitted for £3.5bn Silvertown Quays scheme

Plans have been submitted for the £3.5bn transformation of Silvertown Quays at London’s Royal Docks.

Crossrail calls for step change to avoid repeat of Holborn electrical explosion

Construction industry leaders have called for a major change in standards when digging and working close to underground services.

Crossrail 2 and Northern line extension could boost residential values by £32bn

Crossrail 2 and the Northern line extension to Clapham Junction could increase residential capital values along the routes by up to £32bn, research has revealed.

Taylor Woodrow wins £142m Crossrail depot scheme

Taylor Woodrow, part of the Vinci group, has bagged a £142m contract to build a new depot for Crossrail at Old Oak Common in west London

TfL in Crossrail 2 consultation on new routes and stations

Transport for London has launched a second consultation for a ‘regional option’ of its proposed Crossrail 2 mega scheme.

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