Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new £17.6bn railway across London was due to open in December 2018 Crossrail was driven over its budget and beyond its schedule after bosses clung to an unrealistic opening date, the public spending watchdog said. Decisions were driven by a desire to meet the December 2018 deadline for…

Laura Reynolds New Crossrail Launch Date Announced – But One Key Station Won’t Open Then For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. The new anticipated Crossrail launch date has been announced,  with services on the central section expected to be up and running by March 2021. Crossrail has identified a…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new £17.6bn railway across London was due to open in December 2018 Crossrail will finally be completed two years behind schedule, transport bosses have confirmed. But the completion between October 2020 and March 2021 will not include the opening of Bond Street, one of 10 new stations along…

Image caption Mike Brown was grilled by the London Assembly’s transport committee about when he knew the project would be delayed Transport for London’s commissioner has refused to quit over delays to the Crossrail project after a report suggested he should consider doing so. Mike Brown told the London Assembly transport committee he was “fit”…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Crossrail’s budget has risen by nearly £3bn since the project began London’s top transport boss should consider quitting, a report into Crossrail’s delays has recommended. The project, to build a new railway underneath central London, was due to open in December 2018 but it might not open until 2020 at…

Harry Rosehill Crossrail Could Be Delayed Until 2021 For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Photo: Shutterstock Another day, another possible Crossrail delay. A senior source told the BBC it’s possible that London’s new railway — that was due to open in late 2018 — now won’t start services until…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Elizabeth Line had been due to open in December 2018 Crossrail could be delayed until 2021, according to a senior source associated with the project to build a new railway underneath central London. The east-west route, officially called the Elizabeth Line, will run between Reading and Shenfield in Essex…