Train Graphic
Great Western Passengers' Forum
.
Great Western Coffee Shop - [home] and [about]
Read about the forum [here].
Register and contribute [here] - it's free.
article index - [here]
 tomorrow - Railfuture Severnside
21/11/2019 - WWRUG / update from GWR
22/11/2019 - TWSW AGM
25/11/2019 - GWR Customer Panel, Plymouth
27/11/2019 - MRUG Melksham Rail User Group
05/12/2019 - Meet the GWR Team, Paddington
Random Image
Train Running @GWR Twitter Acronyms/Abbreviations Station Comparator Rail news GWR co. site Site Style 1 2 3 4 Chat on off
Next departures • Bristol Temple MeadsBath SpaChippenhamSwindonDidcot ParkwayReadingLondon PaddingtonMelksham
Exeter St DavidsTauntonWestburyTrowbridgeBristol ParkwayCardiff CentralOxfordCheltenham SpaBirmingham New Street
November 15, 2019, 05:46:07 pm *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Forgotten your username or password? - get a reminder
Most liked recent subjects
[177] Community by bus ... pleasant example
[90] Two Track, Now!
[85] General election - policies on Transport - what should we look...
[68] Collision between Azuma and HST at Neville Hill, Leeds, 13/11/...
[49] IETs into passenger service from 16 Oct 2017 and subsequent pe...
[36] Cotswold Line - 2019 cancellation and amendments log
News: A forum for passengers ... with input from rail professionals welcomed too
 
   Home   Help Search Calendar Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: Crossrail - further delay  (Read 213 times)
grahame
Administrator
Hero Member
*****
Posts: 27070



View Profile WWW Email
« on: November 08, 2019, 12:32:11 pm »

I'm sure I'll be merging this topic later on with previous "Crossrail delay" threads ... but noting that I'm the first to post here ... perhaps a delay is not news any more.  A major project on time WOULD be.

Quote
The opening of London's Crossrail project will be delayed until 2021 as Europe's biggest infrastructure scheme is set to go another 650m over budget.

The route, to be known as the Elizabeth Line, was originally due to open in December 2018.

Crossrail Ltd chief executive Mark Wild said services would be delayed to allow time for more testing.

Wonder if they will make 2021  Shocked  Undecided  Embarrassed

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50345344
Logged

Coffee Shop Admin, Vice Chair of Melksham Rail User Group, on the board of TravelWatch SouthWest and of RailFuture
TaplowGreen
Transport Scholar
Hero Member
******
Posts: 4743


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2019, 05:51:44 pm »

I'm sure I'll be merging this topic later on with previous "Crossrail delay" threads ... but noting that I'm the first to post here ... perhaps a delay is not news any more.  A major project on time WOULD be.

Quote
The opening of London's Crossrail project will be delayed until 2021 as Europe's biggest infrastructure scheme is set to go another 650m over budget.

The route, to be known as the Elizabeth Line, was originally due to open in December 2018.

Crossrail Ltd chief executive Mark Wild said services would be delayed to allow time for more testing.

Wonder if they will make 2021  Shocked  Undecided  Embarrassed

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50345344

Pennies compared to HS2, but hey it's a rail scheme so we have come to expect massive delays and overspends.
Logged
Do you have something you would like to add to this thread, or would you like to raise a new question at the Coffee Shop? Please [register] (it is free) if you have not done so before, or login (at the top of this page) if you already have an account - we would love to read what you have to say!

You can find out more about how this forum works [here] - that will link you to a copy of the forum agreement that you can read before you join, and tell you very much more about how we operate. We are an independent forum, provided and run by customers of Great Western Railway, for customers of Great Western Railway and we welcome railway professionals as members too, in either a personal or official capacity. Views expressed in posts are not necessarily the views of the operators of the forum.

As well as posting messages onto existing threads, and starting new subjects, members can communicate with each other through personal messages if they wish. And once members have made a certain number of posts, they will automatically be admitted to the "frequent posters club", where subjects not-for-public-domain are discussed; anything from the occasional rant to meetups we may be having ...

 
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.2 | SMF © 2006-2007, Simple Machines LLC Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
This forum is provided by a customer of Great Western Railway (formerly First Great Western), and the views expressed are those of the individual posters concerned. Visit www.gwr.com for the official Great Western Railway website. Please contact the administrators of this site if you feel that the content provided by one of our posters contravenes our posting rules (email link). Forum hosted by Well House Consultants

Jump to top of pageJump to Forum Home Page