- Transport for London said MTR was expected to employ around 1,100 staff with up to 850 new roles, creating many hundreds of jobs for local people.
- This will include some 400 drivers and more than 50 apprenticeships for people from communities along the route.
- It is estimated that Crossrail will also support the equivalent of 55,000 full-time jobs around the UK.
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Crossrail contractors have been hit with a fine of more than a million pounds over the death of a worker and other incidents.
Anh Nhu Nguyen, 52, claimed he lived in the North Kensington block and that his wife and son had died in the fire.
Roads will be closed in central London on Saturday 29 July and in London and Surrey on Sunday 30 July.