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Crossrail 2 procurement could start in 2018

Procurement for Crossrail 2 could get under way in 2018 provided a funding agreement is reached later this year, according to Transport for London’s managing director for planning.

Crossrail Skeletons discovered at Charterhouse Square confirmed as Black Death victims 6

Crossrail Black Death skeletons pinpoint medieval burial pit

Skeletons found at Crossrail’s Charterhouse Square site in Farringdon were Black Death victims, new research has revealed.

Crossrail to extend to Reading

Crossrail extends route to Reading

The government has announced that Crossrail will be extended to Reading.

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Revealed: Construction News Awards 2014 finalists announced

Construction News today reveals the finalists for the 2014 Construction News Awards, the industry’s biggest awards event.

Crossrail procurement director to step down

Crossrail procurement director quits for role at HM Treasury

Crossrail procurement director Martin Rowark will quit the project next month after four years on the scheme.

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Safety remains Crossrail’s ‘number one value’ following fatality at Holborn

Crossrail chief executive Andrew Wolstenholme has told Construction News the tragic death of a worker on its Fisher Street site has increased its resolve to improve safety standards across the industry.

Police name Crossrail fatality

The Metropolitan Police Service has named the construction worker who died in Crossrail’s Fisher Street tunnel on Friday 7 March.

Costain confirms £150m Crossrail stations deal

Costain has been awarded the Crossrail North East Spur contract to deliver the infrastructure and stations between Stratford, east London, and Shenfield, Essex.

Worker dies in Crossrail tunnel

A construction worker has been killed in Crossrail’s Fisher Street tunnel, near Holborn.

Crossrail worker killed by falling concrete

Update: Crossrail has confirmed the construction worker killed in its Fisher Street tunnel this morning was hit by a piece of falling concrete.

Contingency risks leave public short-changed on infrastructure

Excessive contingency budgets for UK infrastructure projects are enticing inflated bids and wasting money, according to former Labour transport minister Andrew Adonis.

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