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Latest Crossrail News

Rene´ Tkacik Crossrail

Killed Crossrail worker's briefing ‘did not cover exclusion zone’

Information about the exclusion zone in which Crossrail worker René Tkacik died was not covered in a 20-minute briefing before his shift, an inquest into his death has heard.

Rene´ Tkacik Crossrail

Crossrail worker was crushed to death in 'exclusion zone'

A Crossrail engineer killed while working on the £15bn project had entered an “exclusion zone” where concrete was still setting shortly before he was crushed to death.

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Engineer killed on Crossrail may have been vulnerable because of poor English

A Slovakian engineer who was killed working on Crossrail may have been vulnerable because of his limited English and fellow workers’ impatience, a coroner heard today.

Rene´ Tkacik Crossrail

Killed Crossrail worker inquest to hear evidence from contractors

The inquest into the death of Crossrail worker René Tkacik, who died after he was hit by a piece of falling concrete last March, will start on Monday 23 February.

Moorfield Liverpool Street land development Land Securities

Land Securities buys Liverpool Street properties ahead of Crossrail launch

Land Securities has agreed to purchase a £16.5m site at the western entrance of Liverpool Street’s new Crossrail station.

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Latest Crossrail News

Balfour Beatty to build £12.5m Crossrail factory

Balfour Beatty has been awarded the contract to create new production, testing and office facility on behalf of Bombardier in Derby.

Crossrail breaks through into Liverpool Street station

Crossrail workers have made their latest breakthrough by tunnelling underneath the City of London.

Tunnelling skills set for £1.1m government funding boost

Skills minister Nick Boles has announced the government will invest £1.1m in tunnelling and underground construction to help the sector grow.

Consultants appointed on Crossrail 2

Transport for London has appointed four major consulting groups to develop further plans for its proposed Crossrail 2 scheme.

Costain and Skanska win £55m Crossrail link at Paddington

London Underground has appointed Costain and Skanska to deliver a £55m tunnel to link the new Crossrail station to the Bakerloo line platforms at Paddington.

Devolve power to London to boost infrastructure, says report

London should be given greater executive powers in order to deliver long-term infrastructure projects and address the housing shortage, according to a new report from a business lobbying group.