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Crossrail 2 to cost an estimated £27.5bn

A new report published by PwC has estimated the cost of the Crossrail 2 project at £27.5bn, around £6.6bn higher than estimated in 2012.

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In Pictures: Carillion lays first Crossrail track

The first track to be used by Crossrail trains has been laid on the new Stockley Flyover in west London.

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David Cameron joins contractors on Building Britain campaign

The government has relaunched its Building Britain social media campaign to highlight the construction industry’s contribution to the UK’s economic growth.

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Sir David Higgins: 'HS3 can be built simultaneously with HS2'

Sir David Higgins has insisted that High Speed 3 can be built alongside existing plans for High Speed 2.

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London mayor reveals preferred route for £20bn Crossrail 2

London transport authorities have revealed a preferred route for Crossrail 2, as mayor of London Boris Johnson labelled the scheme “vital” for the capital.

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HTC Plant director 'upset' after union members vote for strike

HTC Plant’s director and general manager Dave Holder has expressed his “surprise and upset” after workers rejected a pay offer in favour of strike action.

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: '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.

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.

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.

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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