2019 Report details for project: East Coast Mainline Programme

Project name: East Coast Mainline Programme - there is only one report for this project
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Organisation: DFT (D9) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2019 (data is from Sept 2018)
Category: Infrastructure - see all reports for this category
Description: Improving capacity and frequency of the services on the East Coast Mainline, increasing passenger seat capacity to major stations along the route, reducing journey times and improving the customer experience through the introduction of new trains.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Green
DCA text: The Programme's scope has been finalised and the works to be delivered have been agreed with stakeholders. A systems integration capability has been procured by Network Rail to support the delivery of the Programme and the realisation of the benefits. Constructive working relationships between the Department for Transport, Network Rail, and train operators are well established. The costs, schedule and interfaces continue to be closely managed by the team.
Start date: 2014-04-01
End date: 2023-12-01
Schedule text: The access plan for the King's Cross remodelling project has been revised as a consequences of delays with the Thameslink Programme and the main blockade of the Station will now take place in early 2021 instead of early 2020. This means that the new timetable that will deliver the majority of the Programme's benefits is now expected to be introduced in December 2021. The Project End Date remains as December 2023.
Baseline: £141.20m
Forecast: £141.20m
Variance: 0.00%
Variance text: Budget variance less than 5%
Whole Life Cost: £1,040.37m
WLCost text: The Department currently forecasts to deliver the Programme within budget.
Sourcefile: None

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