Network Rail have launched a new taskforce led by independent experts to offer recommendations on how rail can develop its approach to resilience during hot weather.
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The Elizabeth line is depicted on the tube map in purple to differentiate it from the London Underground lines.
Transport for London (TfL) anticipates for the Elizabeth line to open within the first half of 2022, as it comes to the end of the first phase of trial operations and looks ahead to next stages.
The station becomes the latest addition to the now six stations transferred from Crossrail to Transport for London (TfL), which will operate the new transformational Elizabeth line.
HS2 will use the digital virtual reality to assess and, if necessary, refine its designs in order to help passengers to move smoothly and efficiently around Old Oak Common station.
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After the announcement in August 2020 that Crossrail Ltd would require funding beyond the original agreed funding envelope, a new £85 million package has been agreed upon.
Previously scheduled to open in 2021, the introduction of the central section of the Crossrail Elizabeth line into passenger service has been delayed.
GB Railfreight - the third largest rail freight operator in the United Kingdom - has announced that it has appointed Tim Hartley as Business Development Director.
HS2's west-London super hub will be the largest newly-built railway station in the UK, with a mix of high-speed and conventional service platforms.
In its latest update on progress to complete the Elizabeth line, Crossrail Ltd has confirmed that it plans to open the central section between Paddington and Abbey Wood in summer 2021.
Mark Wild, Chief Executive of Crossrail Ltd has said the Elizabeth line will now not be fully open before 2021, explaining that further time is needed to complete software development for the signalling and train systems and the safety approvals process.
New campaign, Connecting Britain, backed by business and political leaders, says a green light on HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail is critical to the long-term success of the north of the UK.
Network Rail has confirmed the award of contracts for construction of the new or enhanced ticket halls at Southall, Hayes & Harlington, West Drayton, Ealing Broadway, West Ealing and Acton Main Line stations.
The London Assembly has responded to findings that a fixation on December 2018 for completion and a mismanagement of the Crossrail project are what has lead to delay after delay in the launch of HS2.