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Central Subway Project Timeline

This central subway project timeline, created in OnePager, shows the major phases and key milestones of a project to add a new subway line to a city's central business district.

Central Subway Project Timeline


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Central Subway Project Timeline Features

The central subway project timeline features:

  • Display of key project milestones in a single timeline across the top of the chart.
  • Grouping of the phases by key project phases: Engineering & Design, Procurement, Construction, and Testing.
  • Assignment of a different color to each major phase of the project.
  • Progress bars showing how far along each phase of the project is, and how much work is remaining.

This central subway project timeline was created using OnePager, a project timeline and Gantt chart application that uses data imported from Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, or Smartsheet.

To learn more about OnePager, and see how it can help you track the progress of your own subway or light rail projects, get started today by downloading a free trial.

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Sample Files

This central subway project timeline was built using the following files, which you can download if you'd like to create something similar:

Primavera P6 Samples

Central Subway.xer (Primavera P6 Plan)

Central Subway (Primavera).tat (OnePager Template)


Primavera P6 Instructions

To build a cntral subway project timeline like the example above, follow these instructions:

  1. Download the sample files listed above. There is one Primavera P6 file and one OnePager template file. Save both files to your desktop or to your downloads folder.

  2. Click the OnePager icon on your desktop.

  3. When the start screen appears, click NEW to build a new chart.

  4. Go to Select > BROWSE Primavera P6 Files, and then point OnePager to the Primavera P6 XER file that you downloaded from above.

  5. With the Primavera P6 file ready for import, we need to change OnePager's default template to the one downloaded above. To do this, click on Change, and then BROWSE FILES to the OnePager template (*.tat) file. This OnePager template contains all of the data-driven formatting (colors, layout, etc.) that give this central subway project timeline its specific look.

  6. With the template loaded, click on Create New Chart to build your chart. It should look similar to the example at the top of this article.

  7. If you'd like to modify our example Primavera P6 project, you can import the XER file into your own Primavera P6 environment by going to File > Import and choosing the Primavera PM - (XER) option.

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Microsoft Project Samples

Central Subway.mpp (Microsoft Project Plan)

Central Subway (Project).tat (OnePager Template)


Microsoft Project Instructions

To build a central subway project timeline like the example above, follow these instructions:

  1. Download the sample files listed above. There is one Microsoft Project file and one OnePager template file. Save both files to your desktop or to your downloads folder.

  2. Open the Microsoft Project file.

  3. Once Microsoft Project is open, go to Add-Ins and click the OnePager Pro button.

  4. When the start screen appears click NEW to build a new chart.

  5. With the Microsoft Project file ready for import, we need to change OnePager's default template to the one downloaded above. To do this, click on Change, and then BROWSE FILES to the OnePager template (*.tat) file. This OnePager template contains all of the data-driven formatting (colors, layout, etc.) that give this job schedule report its specific look.

  6. With the Project file ready and the custom OnePager template selected, click on Create New Chart to build your central subway project timeline report. It should look similar to the example at the top of this article.
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Smartsheet Samples

Central Subway (Smartsheet).xlsx (Excel for import into Smartsheet)

Central Subway (Smartsheet).tat (OnePager Template for Smartsheet)


Smartsheet Instructions

To build a Central Subway Project Timeline report like the example above, follow these instructions:

  1. Download the sample files above. The Excel file contains all of the different phases of the construction process, and will be imported into your Smartsheet account, while the OnePager template will help define the layout of the timeline itself. Save both files to your desktop.

  2. To import the Excel file into Smartsheet, first log into your Smartsheet account.

  3. In Smartsheet, click on + Solution Center, and then on the Import screen, choose Microsoft Excel:

    Import from Excel into Smartsheet

  4. Point Smartsheet to the Excel file that you downloaded above and press Continue. On the Import Settings, review the name of your sheet, and then click Import::

    Finish importing from Excel into Smartsheet

  5. Now that the sample project has been imported into your Smartsheet account, go to your desktop, and click the OnePager button.

  6. On the OnePager start screen, click NEW to build a new timeline.

  7. Go to Select > BROWSE Smartsheet, log into your Smartsheet account, and then point OnePager to the example project.

  8. We need to change OnePager's default template to the one downloaded above. To do this, click on Change, and then BROWSE FILES to the OnePager template (*.tat) file. This OnePager template contains all of the data-driven formatting (styles, layout, etc.) that make the central subway project timeline report look the way that it does.

  9. Once the custom OnePager template is selected, click on Create New Chart to build your timeline. It should look like the example at the top of this article.

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