Determined not to repeat the cost over-run problems which threatened completion of the London-Manchester/Liverpool electrification in the 1960s, strict monitoring of costs and engineering progress was maintained with re-estimation at half-yearly intervals to cater for increased material and other prices. Sound planning and investment allocation for future projects which optimise railway and contractors' resources will enhance the significant savings in costs achieved as a result of experience on the West Coast scheme.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Campbell, I M
  • Publication Date: 1974-5

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  • Accession Number: 00056873
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Gazette International
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1974 12:00AM