Bombardier Transportation was awarded a contract by Transport for London (TfL) for the provision of new trains, a depot and maintenance services for the London Crossrail project. The contract is valued at approximately 1.3 billion GBP.

65 nine-car trains using the start of the art Bombardier Aventra platform will be over 200 m in length and carry up to 1,500 passengers. Key features of the high capacity trains include:

  • Air conditioning

  • Interconnecting walk-through carriages

  • On train passenger information system

  • intelligent on train energy management system

  • Predictive maintenance capability

  • Automated vehicle inspection system

Xacom provided the following consulting services:

  • Development and implementation of Earned Value Management dashboards

  • Maintenance of the Earned Value Management solution

  • Integration of schedule and cost collection data into the earned Value Management solution

  • Primavera P6 progress updates and baseline maintenance

  • DCMA 14 Point Checks utilising Deltek Acumen Fuse

  • Analysis and reporting of Earned Value Management data

  • Schedule impact analysis reporting

  • Development and mentoring of Bombardier Planning and Project Controls staff