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Four or five developers are already interested in bidding for the £3 billion CrossRail project, even though the Department of Transport thinks it is too early to start talks.London Transport Minister Steve Norris refused to name the companies involved, but it is believed that some have also bid for the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.The four-member Commons' CrossRail Committee this week begins discussing whether to approve the principle of the Bill. If they do not, it means sudden death for the legislation. CONSTRUCTION NEWS