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Achieving Social Sustainability Objectives Through Performance Assurance Micro-report

In 2012 Crossrail introduced six Performance Assurance Frameworks (PAFs), intended to ensure that Tier 1 contractors met, and preferably exceeded, their minimum contractual obligations. The present paper examines Crossra...

Anne-Sophie Blin MSc, Andrew Eldred MA, MSc 14/03/2017
Addressing Skills Gaps Through Direct Intervention (TUCA) Case Study

A major challenge of Crossrail was to mobilise the large, skilled workforce required to deliver the tunnelling phase of the project. Early on in the project it became apparent that the existing UK industry did not have e...

Georgina Bigam, Nathan Pascutto 27/09/2016
Advances in Numerical Modelling for Complex Tunnelling Projects Technical Paper

As computer technology has evolved in the recent years, numerical modelling appears to be an increasingly preferable solution in all engineering fields, including tunnelling. The finite element method has become one of t...

Ali Nasekhian, Dr-Ing, Angelos Gakis Dr. Dipl-Ing, MSc DIC, CEng MICE, P Spyridis, Thomas Schwind BSc, ICE Publishing 07/09/2015
Aggregated Consultation Report Good Practice Document

The results of Crossrail’s pre-application consultation were reported after each consultation round.  This final, aggregated report was published after the Bill was deposited and describes the consultation process...

Crossrail Ltd 30/09/2005
Air Quality Best Practice Guide Good Practice Document

Best Practice Guides were produced in collaboration with Crossrail’s Tier 1 contractors and other professional bodies e.g.IOSH . Guides were produced in response to specific project activities and were aimed at raising...

Crossrail Ltd 14/03/2017
Amalgamation of Tunnel Secondary Lining and First Stage Concrete at Whitechapel Crossover Technical Paper

After completion of primary lining construction for the Whitechapel Crossover, a value engineering exercise was undertaken to save time within the overall construction programme and Crossrail’s overall critical path fo...

Michal Uhrin MSc CEng, Richard Brierley, Mike Talliss, Eric Marchand, ICE Publishing 30/09/2017
An innovative Verification Process speeds construction of Crossrail’s Moorgate shaft Technical Paper

Liverpool Street station was on the critical path for the completion of Crossrail’s central tunnelled section; however the start of the station’s 42m deep Moorgate shaft was delayed by the prolonged time required to ...

Imran Farooq BSc MSc CEng MICE MASCE, David Place BSc(Eng) CEng MICE, Brian Steele BEng CEng MICE, Hock Liong Liew BEng MEng PE(Civil) Singapore, Sergio Vitorino BSc, ICE Publishing 31/08/2016
An Investigation of Surface Settlement and Volume Loss Associated with SCL Tunnelling at Stepney Green Technical Paper

The Stepney Green Crossrail site consists of a box shaft connected to two underground sprayed concrete lined (SCL) tunnels. The two tunnels (eastbound and westbound) comprise large SCL caverns, with the largest cross-sec...

Anthony Ssenyonga MEng, ICE Publishing 09/07/2018
Analyses of convergence and utilisation of SCL-tunnels during excavation Technical Paper

This paper provides a comparison of predicted and measured displacements and deformations for SCL tunnels at Crossrail C510 Whitechapel Station. It contributes to the current “lesson learnt” discussion on Crossrail p...

Dr Alfred Stärk Dipl Ing Dr Ing, Larisa Jimenez Rangel, Christopher Wade, ICE Publishing 31/08/2016
Application of the Observational Method on Crossrail projects Technical Paper

This paper describes the use of the Observational Method (OM) on three Crossrail station excavations. Firstly, at Tottenham Court Road, Western Ticket Hall excavation where a code compliant design was started. By the thi...

Ying Chen, Duncan P Nicholson BSc MSc DIC CEng MICE, Peter Ingram, Stuart Hardy, Hock Liong Liew BEng MEng PE(Civil) Singapore, Imran Farooq BSc MSc CEng MICE MASCE, Giovanna Biscontin 10/11/2015