2014 Report details for project: Crossrail Programme

Project name: Crossrail Programme - there are 7 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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Organisation: DFT (D9) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2014 (data is from Sept 2013)
Category: Infrastructure - see all reports for this category
Description: The Crossrail programme will deliver a new high-frequency rail service and supporting infrastructure for London and the South East.  A key part of this is the construction of twin tunnels, each 21km long, through the heart of Central London. When it opens (in stages from 2018) Crossrail will run from Reading / Heathrow in the West to Shenfield in the East / Abbey Wood in the South East. Crossrail will create economically-vital new transport infrastructure to support London’s growth, delivering faster journey times and providing an uplift in rail-based transport capacity. It will put an additional 1.5 million people within 45 minutes of London’s business centres, facilitating employment growth of up to 30,000 jobs by 2026 in Central London.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Green
DCA text: Tunnelling update - Crossrail Ltd has completed over 33km of tunnelling (May 2014). Crossrail Ltd continue to forecast that Crossrail is on schedule to open on time, with services operating through the central tunnel from December 2018. The Department continue to scrutinise project costs and schedule performance to ensure project remains on track. The Department's Project Representative’s analysis indicates that Crossrail is still on target to deliver the programme to budget. The Department continues to engage with Joint Sponsor Team on Rolling Stock. Following the successful award of the Rolling Stock and Depot Contract to Bombardier, the Department needs to ensure that the contract is delivered on time. Agreed City of London's contributions towards the Crossrail Art programme.
Start date: 2008-07-22
End date: 2019-12-31
Schedule text: The Crossrail programme is on schedule
Baseline: £1,200.00m
Forecast: £1,199.10m
Variance: -0.08%
Variance text: NA
Whole Life Cost: £14,518.98m
WLCost text: Cost included in the total whole life cost is the expected capital of the Crossrail programme excluding rolling stock and depot contract
Notes1: Crossrail
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Sourcefile: IPA_2014.csv

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