BBC Two’s Fifteen Billion Pound Railway follows the construction of new tunnels and stations under London for Crossrail, Europe’s largest infrastructure project.
Transport campaigners have welcomed a commitment from Mayor Boris Johnson and Ministers to ensure all Crossrail stations offer step free access.
The contract to build 65 new trains for the capital’s Crossrail service has been awarded to Bombardier. Transport for London and the Department for Transport (DfT) say the trains will be built at the firm’s Derby plant and will support 760 UK manufacturing jobs plus 80 apprenticeships.
Transport campaigners calling for the new Crossrail service to be entirely step-free received a boost today after Mayor Boris Johnson said he wanted “all” stations to be accessible. Speaking at this month’s Transport for London board meeting, the Mayor said he wanted to “move ahead with a programme to do them all in time” but […]
A commitment by Mayor Boris Johnson that Crossrail fares will be in line with those charged on the London Underground and DLR has been welcomed by Labour London Assembly Member John Biggs. Mr Biggs table tabled a written question at the recent session of Mayor’s Question Time on behalf of constituents who travel to and […]