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Crossrail: Moving London forward

Lecture

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Crossrail is in the final phases of construction of a new railway for London and the South East that will be called the Elizabeth line when the first phase opens in December this year.

Date and Time

20 June 2018 - 19:30-21:00

Location

Guildford, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the UK - SE:Surrey local network.


About this event




Crossrail is in the final phases of construction of a new railway for London and the South East that will be called the Elizabeth line when the first phase opens in December this year. Crossrail is a special purpose company set up to deliver the £14.8Bn project which has programme managed Civil, Railway and Systems construction activity since 2009.

Our speaker, Simon Bennett, will explain how the project was conceived, authorised and delivered and outline some of the key challenges and learnings that are being shared to raise the bar in infrastructure project delivery in the UK.

Programme


7pm           Doors open for networking and refreshments.
7.30 pm     Lecture starts.
8.30 pm     Approx time for Q & A
9 pm         Event closes

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Additional information


Simon Bennett BEng (Hons) FCILT MCIPR GMICE is a railway civil engineer, transport planner and communications professional.  He joined London Underground in 1995 to work on the original CrossRail project, starting in the engineering function and moving in to the Consultation department when the scheme was being prepared for a Transport and Works Order.  He briefly worked for Railtrack as Consultation Manager for the Thameslink 2000 project, moving back to LUL once the first Thameslink Transport and Works Order had been submitted to become Communications Manager for LU’s Network Capacity Planning department. Simon's team is now responsible for managing relationships with all those directly impacted by the Crossrail works and is now leading Crossrail's Learning Legacy programme.

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