Crossrail seeks bids for tunnel fit out Sep 2011
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Major engineering and contracting companies engaged on the Crossrail project to November 2011
Programme Partner – Transcend, a JV of:
Project Delivery Partner – Crossrail Central, a team of:

ContractPackage descriptionEngaged constructor
C300Running Tunnels West -
Royal Oak to Farringdon

Bond Street and Tottenham Court
Road Station early access shafts works
Farringdon Station
C305 Running Tunnels East -
Limmo Peninsula to Farringdon;
Limmo Peninsula to Victoria Dock;
Stepney Green to Pudding Mill Lane
Paddington Station
Royal Oak Portal Civils
Pudding Mill Lane Portal TBM
reception chamber

Whitechapel and Liverpool Street
early access shafts and works
Whitechapel Station
Canary Wharf station delivery by
sub-partner Canary Wharf Group
C701 Instrumentation Monitoring
C200 Pudding Mill Lane - Site Facilities
C210 Liverpool Street Station Advance
Works Package 2
C245 Whitechapel Station Civils,
Demolition & Utilities
C240 Bond Street - Civils
C244 Whitechapel Station Civils 1 -
Steel Deck Over East London Line
C271 Paddington Integrated Project -
Advanced works
ContractPackage descriptionEngaged firm
C100 Architectural Component Design
C146 Custom House Station
C102 Material & Workmanship Specification
C121 Sprayed Concrete Lining
C124 Railway Systems & Tunnel M&E Services
C131 Paddington Integrated Project
C138 Liverpool Street Station
C122 Bored Tunnels - Alignment & Track
C134 Tottenham Court Road
C123 Intermediate Shafts
C130 Paddington Station
C136 Farringdon Station
C152 Pudding Mill Lane
C164 Bulk Power Distribution & HV System
C132 Bond Street Station
C140 Whitechapel Station
C154 Victoria Dock Portal
C150 Royal Oak Portal
C156 North Woolwich & Plumstead Portal
C170 Communications & Control System
Crossrail has started the process of letting a £400 million contract to fit out the 21km of twin bore tunnels to be built under London.
A contract notice has been placed in the Official Journal of the European Union seeking expressions of interest for procurement and installation of 40km of track, more than 50 ventilation fans, 40km of walkways, 60 drainage pumps, overhead power cables, as well as 30km of fire mains and lighting throughout the twin tube system.
Tunnelling drives under London

Tunnelling drives under London

The contract will be awarded in late 2012, to give the chosen contractor sufficient time to undertake detailed design and planning before fit out work begins in 2014. Expressions of interest are due by November 3 this year (2011). Work can begin as soon as excavation finishes and sections of tunnel are handed over to the M&E installation teams. TBM tunnelling is due to start in Spring next year and finish in 2014.
Andy Mitchell, Crossrail Programme Director, said: "As the new Crossrail tunnels are completed, work will get under way to fit the tunnels out with the necessary track and overhead power equipment to enable the railway to operate. Such is the scale and complexity of the task it will take several years to complete the fit-out work with people working around the clock to get the job finished."
When the £14.5 billion Crossrail project opens it will increase London's rail-based transport network capacity by 10% and cut journey times across the city.
Delaying train delivery will "save millions" - TunnelTalk, Sep 2011
Scheduling for success at Crossrail - TunnelTalk, Apr 2011
Crossrail contract awarded tally climbs - TunnelTalk, Apr 2011
Crossrail awards tunnelling contracts - TunnelTalk, Dec 2010
Preparing the ground for Crossrail - TunnelTalk, Aug 2010
Crossrail moves ahead with enabling works - TunnelTalk, March 2010


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