Crossrail News

Bombardier selected for Crossrail rolling stock

Bombardier selected for Crossrail rolling stock

6th Feb 2014 Rail News

The contract to deliver rolling stock and a new depot for the London Crossrail project has been awarded to Bombardier by the British department for transport. The £1 billion contract between TfL and Bombardier covers the supply, delivery and maintenance of 65 new trains and a depot at Old Oak Common.

Consultation opens on proposed routes for Crossrail 2

Consultation opens on proposed routes for Crossrail 2

18th May 2013 Press Release Rail News

With London’s population set to boom, plans are underway for a vital new rail line, Crossrail 2, in order to support this future growth. Today the plans moved a step closer with Transport for London (TfL) and Network Rail launching a public consultation on the proposed routes.

Crossrail to bridge the gap

Crossrail to bridge the gap

5th Nov 2012 Press Release Rail News

Work has begun on replacing four bridges in Slough and Hillingdon in preparation for the new electric Crossrail trains. Starting in 2018, Crossrail will provide a high-frequency rail service for passengers wanting to travel into central London, over to Maidenhead or through to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east.

Crossrail awards European interoperability railway regulations contract

Crossrail awards European interoperability railway regulations contract

30th Aug 2012 Rail News

Crossrail has awarded a contract to ensure the new central tunnel section will be compliant with European legislation concerning the interoperability of railway operations. Crossrail will operate a high-frequency metro service of up to 24 trains per hour during the peak between Whitechapel and Paddington through new 21km tunnels under London connecting the Great Western Main Line into Paddington with the Great Eastern Main Line into Liverpool Street.