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Crossrail's latest boss has promised that he will "do this job without a bonus" after his predecessors came under fire for receiving over £6.5m in extra payments over the last decade.

Crossrail’s latest boss has promised that he will “do this job without a bonus” after his predecessors came under fire

February 2, 2020
Garden Bridge (Source: Heatherwick Studio)

Boris Johnson “loves infrastructure”. At least, that’s what the Prime Minister said when he was asked about the High Speed

December 23, 2019
The government has agreed a £825m loan to finance the Crossrail train link, Grant Shapps today announced.

High risk incidents in the construction of Crossrail doubled this year, in a trend that an engineering company contracted by

December 17, 2019

Crossrail is set to pay out additional incentives worth millions of pounds to a US company originally hired to keep

November 16, 2019

Crossrail is increasingly likely to face further cost blowouts and delays, according to a new report. The £15.9bn underground rail

October 22, 2019
Crossrail progress pictures came through Twitter early this month to show station construction for the Elizabeth Line

Crossrail has infamously fallen far off track from its original opening date of December 2018, with the £17.6bn Elizabeth Line

August 6, 2019
Crossrail was due to open in December 2018

Crossrail bosses pocketed huge performance bonuses even as London’s huge rail network programme fell disastrously off track, MPs revealed today,

July 19, 2019
Fat controller, railways, trains

Would the railways run better with an independent “fat controller” in charge, as recently proposed? Scott Corfe, research director at

July 18, 2019

When Sadiq Khan was elected as London mayor just over three years ago, it was off the back of some big

May 29, 2019

Transport for London (TfL) delayed nearly half a billion pounds in capital spending during its latest financial year, while its

May 22, 2019

The Canary Wharf Group has hit back at Crossrail over claims that an extra £80m has been spent to make the

May 16, 2019

Crossrail is spending nearly £13m a year on drivers who are spending their time practising as they wait for the delayed

May 15, 2019

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