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The future of cross-London travel arrives
Posted on Thursday June 22, 2017

Customers were today given their first chance to travel on the state-of-the-art trains that will serve the Elizabeth line when the new rail tunnels open through central London in December next year.


Goldman Sachs and City of London Corporation funding artwork by Simon Periton at Farringdon station
Posted on Tuesday May 30, 2017

Goldman Sachs and the City of London Corporation is co-funding the largest commission ever to be undertaken by renowned British artist Simon Periton at the new Elizabeth line station at Farringdon.


The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway returns to BBC TWO
Posted on Monday May 15, 2017

BBC TWO’s The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway returns for a second series on 22 May at 9pm to follow the construction of the Elizabeth line under London.


Shenfield ready for new trains as TfL Rail services return
Posted on Monday May 08, 2017

Network Rail has successfully completed rail upgrades to the Great Eastern Main Line in preparation for the Elizabeth line between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. These improvements will allow the introduction of new trains for TfL Rail services later this month.


Tunnel: The Archaeology of Crossrail made available online in new immersive website
Posted on Friday May 05, 2017

A new virtual version of the exhibition Tunnel: The Archaeology of Crossrail at the Museum of London Docklands gives people the chance to explore the huge array of artefacts unearthed by Crossrail during construction of the Elizabeth line. The immersive website has been created using a series of 360-degree panoramic images from the exhibition.


Construction advances at Abbey Wood as new Elizabeth line tracks and platforms complete
Posted on Wednesday May 03, 2017

Construction of the platform structures and tracks for Elizabeth line services at Abbey Wood have been completed by Network Rail, marking another major milestone in the delivery of the new station. From December 2018, the new Elizabeth line service will begin and halve journey times to many central London destinations.


Striking architectural ceilings completed at Farringdon and Liverpool Street Elizabeth line stations
Posted on Friday April 21, 2017

Crossrail has completed construction of the striking new architectural ceilings at Farringdon and Liverpool Street Elizabeth line stations.


Apprentices celebrated at Crossrail’s annual awards
Posted on Friday March 31, 2017

Ben Cox, a 22 year-old civil engineering apprentice from Medway in Kent has been named Crossrail Apprentice of the Year.


New trains on the way as Thames Valley electrification reaches major milestone
Posted on Tuesday March 28, 2017

Last weekend, Network Rail successfully electrified 12 miles of railway to the west of London between Stockley Junction and Maidenhead as part of the Crossrail project.


Local people to help design major new public artwork in Newham
Posted on Monday March 27, 2017

A major new public artwork, to be produced with input from the local community and almost unprecedented in length, will be installed along the Elizabeth line trackside wall in Newham, it has been announced today.


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