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Old March 27th 20, 12:27 PM posted to uk.transport.london,uk.railway
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Default Crossrail construction halted

On 27/03/2020 12:53, Guy Gorton wrote:
On Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:16:26 +0000, Graeme Wall
wrote:

On 27/03/2020 08:46, Recliner wrote:
Unsurprisingly, Crossrail construction has been halted:
https://www.railmagazine.com/news/network/work-on-crossrail-sites-suspended


And, apparently, HS2.


HiViz jackets were visible on the HS2 site in Chalfont St Peter this
morning.


It was a throwaway line in an article about the construction industry
generally.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52034586

A growing number of construction companies have said they will stop all
non-essential work to help fight the coronavirus, but others continue to
operate amid confusion over the government's advice.
Housebuilder Persimmon has joined others in pledging to down tools,
while most work has stopped on HS2 rail. …

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