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.
Number of homes and jobs created by delivery of Elizabeth line far exceeds predictions
Posted on Tuesday January 30, 2018
With the Elizabeth line due to open in less than a year, property consultancy GVA has published new research that shows the impact of the Elizabeth line will be significantly greater than previously predicted in 2012.
Elizabeth line stations take shape as the first iconic purple roundels are installed
Posted on Monday January 22, 2018
One hundred and ten years on from the installation of the first roundel sign at St James’s Park Underground station, the latest version of Transport for London’s (TfL’s) historic design has begun to make an appearance across London’s newest railway – the Elizabeth line. The first new roundels have been installed at stations including Tottenham Court Road, Farringdon and Custom House in a significant milestone for Europe’s largest infrastructure project.
One year to go until beginning of Elizabeth line services that will transform travel across London
Posted on Tuesday December 19, 2017
The start of Elizabeth line services, which will transform transport in London with quicker, easier and more accessible journeys, is now just a year away. To mark the countdown, Transport for London (TfL) has released a December 2018 Tube map with the Elizabeth line displayed. Its inclusion will be among the most significant changes to the look of the Tube map in recent decades.