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Latest Crossrail News

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Crossrail Hayes and Harlington station gets green light

Hillingdon Council has approved plans for the redevelopment of Hayes and Harlington station as part of the Crossrail programme.

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Revealed: Construction News Awards 2015 finalists announced

Construction News today reveals the finalists for the 2015 Construction News Awards, the industry’s biggest awards event.

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In Pictures: Crossrail starts excavation of 3,000 skeletons

Archaeologists have begun excavation of 3,000 skeletons at the site of the new Liverpool Street Crossrail station to be built by Laing O’Rourke.

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‘Unclear’ procedures contributed to Crossrail worker death, jury finds

An inquest into the death of Crossrail worker René Tkacik has found that “unclear” processes and an “unclear” definition of the exclusion zone he was in when he died contributed to his death.

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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.

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Latest Crossrail News

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.