Infrastructure and energy projects tracker
Infrastructure and energy projects tracker

The following Construction guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Infrastructure and energy projects tracker
  • Crossrail (the Elizabeth line)
  • High Speed 2 (HS2)
  • Heathrow
  • Northern Powerhouse Rail (previously known as High Speed 3 (HS3))
  • Lower Thames Crossing
  • Wylfa Newydd (aka ‘Project Horizon’)
  • Crossrail 2

This Practice Note tracks recent developments relating to certain high-profile UK infrastructure and energy projects.

Crossrail (the Elizabeth line)

Railway between Reading/Heathrow and Shenfield/Abbey Wood (via central London).

Date Development Find out more
8 November 2019 Crossrail Ltd announces that Elizabeth line is not expected to open before 2021. See: LNB News 08/11/2019 27.
18 July 2019 Infrastructure and Projects Authority annual report downgrades project to red delivery confidence assessment, which means successful delivery of the project appears to be unachievable. See: LNB News 19/07/2019 25.
25 April 2019 Crossrail Ltd announces that the Elizabeth line is expected to open between October 2020 and March 2021, with Bond Street station opening at a later date. See: LNB News 26/04/2019 70.
3 April 2019 The House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts publishes a report on reasons behind the delay in launching Crossrail. See: LNB News 03/04/2019 33.
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