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Risk Videos Video

A number of videos have been produced outlining the importance of risk management to Crossrail and also detailing how it is important for the project to consider the risk strategy when working with contractors and the ...

Rob Halstead 26/02/2016
Risk Management Critical to Crossrail’s Success Journal Publication

Following the positive outcome from the UK government’s 2010 comprehensive spending review, the Crossrail cross-London railway project started awarding its main construction contracts. The author explains how risk man...

Sir Terry Morgan CBE MSc FREng FICE FIEE CEMI, ICE Publishing 30/05/2011
Crossrail Approach to Managing and Planning Design Micro-report

Planning of detailed design is often seen as abstract and difficult to measure progress against.  This learning legacy paper describes how Crossrail, in conjunction with the design gates in the V-Lifecycle (Validation a...

Sarah Fennell BEng 26/02/2016
Key Commodity Monitoring Micro-report

Crossrail defines a commodity as a measurable piece of work (eg, linear metres of tunnelling, track laying, platform concrete poured etc).  It was recognised that the early identification and monitoring of key commodit...

Nilesh Patel BSc 26/02/2016
Crossrail Approach to Managing Interfaces Micro-report

Identification and definition of interfaces has been critical to the success of Crossrail so far, especially given the number of different Industry Partners involved in delivering the infrastructure.  This learning lega...

Rob Little 26/02/2016
Schedule Reporting Micro-report

Reporting is a necessary requirement for all projects and developing the methodologies adopted by Crossrail for schedule management and reporting has been key to the success of the programme so far.  This learning legac...

Rob Little 26/02/2016
Crossrail Approach to Estimating Micro-report

This report summarises Crossrail’s approach to Estimating, to provide predictability around capital investment and operating costs as well as the critical evaluation of affordability and value for money. This report se...

Julian Bartlett 26/02/2016
Crossrail Approach to Earned Value Micro-report

The aim of the Crossrail performance measurement regime was to provide a comprehensive, consistent, timely and reliable view of the programme’s performance that predicted performance, and triggered management action to...

Julian Bartlett 26/02/2016
Vibration Management and Listed Buildings Case Study

Listed buildings account for 2% of the building stock in England and of those listed buildings, only 2.5% are Grade I listed. Paddington Station, which includes MacMillan House, is Grade I listed because of its historica...

Andrew Bird BSc (Hons) MIOA, Colin Cobbing BSc(Hons), CEnvH, MCIEH, MIOA, David Keeley, Suzanne Bryon BSc (Hons) AIEMA, Graham Aubrey, Kenneth Hills, Richard Holbrook, Rick Methold 26/02/2016
Tunnel Energy Segments Journal Publication

Significant heat is generated by underground trains, particularly when braking, stopping at platforms and accelerating away from stations. A complex ventilation system including shaft, fans and under-platform extraction ...

Mike de Silva BSc PhD FCIWEM MIEEM CSci C.WEM, ICE Publishing 30/06/2014