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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
Crossrail Asset Data Dictionary Good Practice Document

Asset Breakdown Structure – Classification and Functions Asset intensive organisations need to have a clear specification of how assets are classified, i.e. grouped into similar types, what these classes do/don’t...

Crossrail Ltd 16/08/2018
Managing Undertakings and Assurances Micro-report

During the passage of the Crossrail Bill, the Secretary of State gave a number of undertakings and assurances (U&As) to Parliament and/or petitioners concerning the Crossrail project. These were recorded in an offici...

Iftikhar Abutin 14/08/2018
Using the RM3 process at Crossrail to develop maturity and safety in a new organisation Micro-report

The Office of Rail and Road has adapted its Risk Management Maturity Model (RM3) from the HSG65 HSE guideline and made it relevant to rail organisations. The model defines excellence on a 5-point scale, across a number o...

Tim Lyons MA FAPM 14/08/2018
The Railway Integration Approach at Crossrail Technical Paper

Crossrail poses significant integration challenges due to the complex nature of the scheme. This document provides an overview of the approach employed at Crossrail to define the various dimensions of “Railway Integrat...

Jeremy Bates MEng CEng MBA, Jonathan Morris MEng 02/08/2018
Crossrail Programme Governance Micro-report

The Crossrail Project is a very large and complex programme with tight timescales. This document provides an overview of the programme governance framework used at Crossrail to control the leadership, decision-making, re...

Jonathan Morris MEng 02/08/2018
Crossrail Project: Application of BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Lessons Learned Technical Paper

Between 2008-12, Crossrail Limited (CRL) established the main elements of the programme information environment, part of which is now known as Building Information Modelling (BIM).  This paper describes a number of the ...

Malcolm Taylor 09/07/2018
Sustainability Reports Good Practice Document

Crossrail published its sustainability strategy in 2009 as construction of the Elizabeth line began at the Canary Wharf site. The strategy set a holistic approach aimed at delivering economic, environmental and social s...

Crossrail Ltd 17/07/2018
Crossrail approach to NEC3 Technical Paper

This paper explains the approach taken to the NEC3 form of contract on the Crossrail project and explains how that approach was established and then implemented. It then identifies some issues which arose out of the form...

Megan Hands, David Morrice MRICS 17/07/2018
Engineering Design of the Platform Edge Screens for Crossrail’s Mined Stations Technical Paper

This paper covers the engineering design of Platform Edge Screens for the five mined Crossrail stations in central London. Full-height platform edge screens are a signature feature of Crossrail’s mined station pla...

Julian Birbeck CEng MIStructE, Rosemary Smiley MEng, George Stowell BA(Hons) Dipl Arch MA(Dist) MRIAI RIBA, Ed Newman-Sanders CEng MICE, ICE Publishing 09/07/2018