Installation of London's biggest permanent art exhibition begins
Posted on Friday June 01, 2018
The fabrication and installation of five of the bespoke works of art being integrated into the new Elizabeth stations in central London is now underway, ahead of the opening of the capital’s newest railway in December 2018.
Footage of train testing under London and new construction images highlight Elizabeth line progress
Posted on Thursday May 24, 2018
The first footage of the new Elizabeth line trains being tested in the tunnels under London has been released, along with new construction progress images. The footage and images highlight the huge amount of work taking place beneath the streets of London in preparation for the opening of the Elizabeth line in December.
New environmentally-friendly Elizabeth line maintenance depot enters service in west London
Posted on Thursday May 10, 2018
Transport for London (TfL) has begun operations at a new, purpose-built train depot at Old Oak Common in a major delivery milestone for London’s new railway, the Elizabeth line. The depot will house and maintain up to 42 of the Elizabeth line’s 70 new trains at a time.
New images highlight latest progress as construction of Elizabeth line enters final stages
Posted on Wednesday March 21, 2018
New images released by Crossrail Limited highlight construction progress across the route to deliver London’s newest railway, the Elizabeth line.
Yayoi Kusama and Conrad Shawcross to create major public artworks for London’s Elizabeth line
Posted on Tuesday March 13, 2018
Yayoi Kusama and Conrad Shawcross have been unveiled as the final two artists selected to create major new works of public art for the Crossrail Art Programme.
Andrew Wolstenholme to step down as Crossrail Chief Executive
Posted on Thursday March 08, 2018
Crossrail Limited today announced that as part of the planned demobilisation of its delivery and leadership team, Chief Executive Andrew Wolstenholme OBE is stepping down after seven years at the helm to take up a new role in the private sector. Programme Director Simon Wright OBE will lead the organisation in a combined role as Chief Executive & Programme Director, as it completes its remaining work.
Kingsway Tram Tunnel’s role in construction of the Elizabeth line complete
Posted on Tuesday March 06, 2018
The historic Kingsway Tram Tunnel is to be returned back to the London Borough of Camden now that its role in supporting the major construction phase of the Crossrail programme is complete.
Network Rail completes major rail upgrades for the Elizabeth line
Posted on Tuesday March 06, 2018
A series of major milestones in the Crossrail project have been reached with Network Rail completing further railway upgrades along the Elizabeth line route.
Selfridges to fund new Darren Almond artwork at Bond Street Elizabeth line station
Posted on Thursday March 01, 2018
Selfridges is funding a large-scale art installation by leading British artist Darren Almond inside the new Elizabeth line station at Bond Street.
Elizabeth line train makes successful maiden voyage across south east London
Posted on Monday February 26, 2018
Crossrail Limited and Transport for London (TfL) have hailed a major milestone for Europe’s largest infrastructure project as the first new Elizabeth line train was tested in the brand new tunnels through London last night.