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CRL – Crossrail Development – UK - Project Profile

CRL – Crossrail Development – UK - Project Profile


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Crossrail Ltd (CRL) is undertaking the construction of Crossrail Line project in London, the UK.

The project is being developed in two lines – Crossrail I and Crossrail II.

Crossrail I is known as "Elizabeth Line".

Crossrail I:

It involves the construction of a 118km link between Maidenhead in Berkshire to Shenfield in Essex through Heathrow airport and Central London.

The crossrail route is divided into three sections – Central & South, Eastern and Western – comprising the construction or upgrade of a total 39 stations.

The five tunnels to be constructed under Crossrail I are: a 6.4km Royal Oak to Farringdon west (Drive X); an 8.3km Limmo to Farringdon east (Drive Y); a 2.7km Pudding Mill Lane to Stepney Green (Drive Z); a 0.9km Limmo to Victoria Dock Portal (Drive G); and a 2.6km Plumstead to North Woolwich (Drive H).

It will include construction of nine stations across the four sections: Canary Wharf Station; Tottenham Court Road Station; Liverpool Street Station; Bond Street Station; Whitechapel Station; Paddington Station; Farringdon Station; Woolwich Station; Custom House Station.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been appointed as project consultant; Tata Steel as supply contract (Steel); a consortium of Halcrow, Bechtel and Systra as PMC contractor (Delivery Partner); a consortium of AECOM, CH2M Hill and Nichols Group as PMC Contract (Program Partner); Arup; Foster + Partners; Adamsons Associates; Gillespies as FEED contractors (Canary Wharf Station); WSP; John McAslan + Partners as FEED contractors (Bond Street Station); Arup; Atkins; Allies & Morrison as FEED contractors (Custom House Station); Scott Wilson; Aedas; Burns & Nice as FEED contractors (Farringdon Station); Mott MacDonald, Wilkinson Eyre; Urban Initiatives as FEED Contractors (Liverpool Street Station); Scott Wilson, Weston Williamson; Designplan Lighting as lighting supplier and NG Bailey as M&E contractor; Gillespies as FEED contractors (Paddington Station); Arup; Atkins; Hawkins Brown as FEED contractor (Tottenham Court Road Station); Arcadis (formerly Hyder Consulting), BDP as FEED Contract (Whitechapel Station); Capita Symonds as FEED contractors (North Woolwich and Plumstead Portals); Canary Wharf Contractors Ltd as design-build contractor (Canary Wharf Station) for the Crossrail I project.

In May 2009, construction work commenced on the Crossrail I.

In August 2015, VINCI Construction UK Limited, Balfour Beatty Group Limited, a Joint Venture comprising Alstom Transport (UK) Limited, TSO S.A.S and Costain Limited and VolkerFitzpatrick Ltd. were shortlisted for the Plumstead Maintenance Facility.

In August 2016, the joint venture comprising Alstom Transport (UK) Ltd, TSO S.A.S and Costain Ltd for the construction of the maintenance facility at Plumstead for US$34 million.

Crossrail II:

Crossrail II involves the construction of a 36km railway network in London. It will include the construction of 15 stations, tunnels and other related facilities, and the installation of signaling, communication and safety systems.

Mott MacDonald Ltd, Temple Group Ltd, Environmental Resources Management Ltd and WSP Ltd have been appointed as the Environmental Consultant; CgMs Consulting as planning consultant; Arcadis as study consultant; CH2M HILL, Atkins and AECOM as consultants; Arcadis, Weston Williamson, VINCI Construction, Interfleet and First Class Partnerships and Dr Sauer & Partners as consulting engineer; AECOM, Weston Williamson, AHR and Turkington Martin as design consultant for the Crossrail II project.

On June 23, 2015, a consortium of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. and KPMG was appointed as project manager. The scope of work involves review of program fundamentals as scope, strategy, risk, schedule, quality, cost and safety.

On August 19, 2015, tenders were issued for the consultation works of Crossrail II with a submission deadline on September 14, 2015. The scope of the contract includes Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services.

In December 2015, VolkerFitzpatrick Ltd. withdrew from the tender process and did not submit a bid.

In January 2016, a detail public consultation was held on Crossrail II project.

In December 2016, works on Stockley flyover of the western section were completed.

In February 2017, Construction works were completed on Tottenham station of the central and southeast section.

As of October 2017, 87% of construction work were completed.

Construction works on Crossrail I are underway with completion slated for December 2019. Subject to the Government funding and approvals, construction work on the Crossrail II is expected to commence by 2020 with completion slated by 2030.Scope

The project involves the construction of a 154km urban rail project in London, the UK.

The US$73,840 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of a 118km Crossrail I line

2. Construction of 36km Crossrail II line

3. Construction of a monorail network

4. Construction of escape staircases

5. Construction of rail maintenance facility and depots

6. Extension of platform along the route and timetable remodeling

7. Installation of signalling and communication systems

8. Installation of escalators and liftsReasons To Buy

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