|Document Title||Document Type||Abstract||Authors||Publication date|
|Whiteboard Train – Liverpool Street Platform Extensions||Micro-report||
The Whiteboard Train was a collaborative and industry leading exercise to allow project engineers unhindered access to assess infrastructure and the line of the route ahead of the platform extensions project taking place...
|Strain monitoring using embedded distributed fibre optic sensors in a sprayed concrete tunnel lining during the excavation of cross-passages||Technical Paper||
The Crossrail project is currently the largest construction undertaking in Europe. It includes ten new rail stations, six of which are under central London, and 42 km of new rail tunnels weaving through the U.K. capita...
|N de Battista, Mohammed Elshafie, Kenichi Soga, G Hazelden, Y S Hsu||18/02/2021|
|Benefits of Contractor Prototyping: GFRC Cladding on Crossrail||Journal Publication||
Extensive prototyping was carried out during the design and delivery of the Elizabeth line for the line-wide architectural components. Previous papers have covered the process of client prototyping and its key benefits. ...
|Jim Abatti, Jorrin ten Have||03/12/2020|
|Digitisation of Signalling and Train Test Log Observations||Micro-report||
At the beginning of the Testing and Commissioning phase Crossrail anticipated 6 months of Dynamic Testing, 5 days a week, and required quick insights to testing observations on site. Existing processes were archaic and i...
|Bernard Fanning MAPM||05/10/2020|
|Crossrail Integration Facility and Test Automation||Journal Publication||
Systems integration has gained a higher level of importance as complex railway projects operate under tighter schedules than ever before and with limited access to tracks to run tests. This paper demonstrates how a fully...
|Alessandra Scholl Sternberg CEng MIET||02/10/2020|
|Engineers Collective Podcast – Running Mega-projects and Lessons Learned||Audio||
Mark Wild appeared on New Civil Engineer magazine’s Engineers Collective podcast on 26 February 2020 to discuss the complexities of delivering a mega project and talk about the reasons behind delayed delivery of Cr...
|Crossrail Environmental Lessons Learned||Video||
Crossrail is delivering a new railway to add 10% to central London’s rail capacity. When complete, the Elizabeth line will offer a high frequency, high capacity service linking 41 stations over 100 kilometers transform...
|Rob Paris MSc MCIWEM MIES||03/02/2020|
|The Management Processes adopted to deliver the Assurances given for Noise from Fixed Installations||Technical Paper||
This paper explains the measures that have been put in place to control the effects of noise from the operation of fixed installations designed and installed as part of Crossrail, with particular focus on the management ...
|Steven Sheridan CEng||24/08/2018|
|Implementing Contractual Skills and Employment Targets||Technical Paper||
This learning legacy paper first describes the background context for Crossrail’s imposition of contractually binding skills and employment targets, then outlines the key features of each of these targets and the plann...
|Andrew Eldred MA, MSc, Anne-Sophie Blin MSc||17/08/2018|
|BREEAM for Underground Stations||Micro-report||
The use of BREEAM for underground stations was pioneered on Crossrail. This required the adaptation of theuse of BREEAM Bespoke 2008 methodology to enable BREEAM assessments to be carried out on the Crossrail project wor...
|Mike de Silva BSc PhD FCIWEM MIEEM CSci C.WEM||27/07/2018|