Crossrail summer construction blockade to enable trial running

Crossrail has advised that it will be undertaking a five week blockade beginning in August to complete critical works on the tunnels, shafts and portals ahead of trial running.

During the blockade we will also undertake further integration testing of the routeway which must be completed for Trial Running – there are 25 different scenarios that must be completed fully tested and completed ranging from a reboot of the central section signalling system to a High Voltage power outage. Routeway Integration Testing for Trial Running is 60 per cent complete.

Source: Crossrail

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