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Managing the Crossrail Learning Legacy Technical Paper

Crossrail ran a Learning Legacy programme to collate and disseminate the lessons from delivering the programme for the benefit of future major projects. This micro-report explains how the learning legacy was set up and m...

Simon Bennett BEng(Hons) FCILT MCIPR AMICE 19/05/2023
Crossrail Management System – 2023 Addendum Technical Paper

This paper is an addendum to the original Crossrail Management System Learning Legacy paper (April 2017) which examined Crossrail’s concept of establishing and implementing a management system that ensured key process...

Aram Stirzaker, Biagio Amata 18/05/2023
Challenges of Integrating Electrical Systems in a Mega Project – Examples from Crossrail Technical Paper

This paper presents case studies of events caused by systems integration challenges. They are hard to uncover and difficult to foresee during a complex project. The issues raised in this paper highlight that integration...

Jonathan King FIET, Malcolm Anderson BEng(Hons) CEng MIET, David Brooks 17/05/2023
Early Warning Notice Contract Procedure: Improving its use on large Infrastructure Projects Research Paper

The ‘New Engineering Contract’ (NEC) form of contract launched in 1993 and was a revelation in the construction contracting world, using plain language and built-in processes to stimulate good project management. A...

Terry Smith 18/05/2023
System Integration Management Plan Good Practice Document

The System Integration Management Plan

Crossrail Ltd 18/05/2023
Completion Readiness Assessment Framework (CRAF) Procedure Good Practice Document

Completion Readiness Assessment – Framework (CRAFs) are Quality assessments geared towards ‘completion activities’ and with pushing Tier 1s and Project Teams to gain NEC3 Contract Completion. These inde...

Crossrail Ltd 18/05/2023
Technical Surveillance – lessons learned Micro-report

This report provides the Crossrail technical surveillance methodology that can be adopted on future projects of this nature. The surveillance process is important as it provides an independent check of on-going works, ri...

Kerli Saarnik MCQI 18/05/2023
Central Communications (CEC) – Improving Formal Communications on a Major Programme Micro-report

A key challenge to a major programme is establishing a mechanism to efficiently communicate information from the centre, down to multiple site teams and into the supply chain. This paper explains how the contract managem...

Mike Adkin BEng CEng MICE 18/05/2023
Stations Bringing into Use and Handover Technical Paper

This paper highlights key lessons and recommendations that have emerged through the successful integration, bringing into use and handover of the new central Elizabeth line stations by Crossrail to the Infrastructure Mai...

Glen Ager CEng MCGI MIET, William Dennis 18/05/2023
Project and Programme Assurance Functional Strategy – 2019 Good Practice Document

in 2019 CRL implemented a ‘Three Lines of Defence’ Integrated Assurance Framework (3LoD IAF) to provide assurance to its Executive Group that it could safely deliver the Crossrail Project on time and to budget. This ...

Crossrail Ltd 18/05/2023