Elizabeth Line: Iron and Steel

Department for Transport written question – answered on 1st June 2022.

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Photo of Holly Mumby-Croft Holly Mumby-Croft Conservative, Scunthorpe

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the provenance was of the steel used by Crossrail Ltd in the construction of the Elizabeth Line.

Photo of Trudy Harrison Trudy Harrison Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The 57km of steel required for the rails of the Elizabeth line central section, between Paddington and Abbey Wood, was sourced entirely from British Steel in Scunthorpe. This equates to 7,000 tonnes of steel.

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