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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.


A Sunday afternoon in Whitechapel inspires major artwork at new Elizabeth line station
Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

The vibrant east London community around the new Elizabeth line station in Whitechapel is being reflected in a major work of art by award-wining artist Chantal Joffe, called 'A Sunday Afternoon in Whitechapel'.


Over 1,000 apprenticeships delivered by Crossrail programme
Posted on Thursday December 07, 2017

More than 1,000 apprenticeships have now been created since the start of the Crossrail programme in 2009.


Installation of one of London’s largest ever artworks begins at Paddington Elizabeth line station
Posted on Tuesday November 28, 2017

Assembly of the first work of art being integrated into the Elizabeth line is underway as the first panes of glass have been fixed into place on the 120 metre long canopy at Paddington.


Crossrail completes UK’s largest archaeology programme
Posted on Thursday October 26, 2017

The secrets of Mesolithic stone tool makers, mysterious Roman skulls, and victims of The Great Plague are revealed in the final books of the Crossrail archaeology series published today and brings to an end to the largest archaeology programme ever undertaken in the UK.


Historic diamond quarter inspires major new artwork at Farringdon Elizabeth line station
Posted on Tuesday October 24, 2017

New images released by Crossrail today show the striking work of art that will welcome passengers into the western entrance of the new Elizabeth line station at Farringdon when it opens in December 2018.


Abbey Wood’s new station building is now open
Posted on Monday October 23, 2017

The new station building at Abbey Wood has opened today on schedule.  Delivered by Network Rail as part of the Crossrail project, the opening of the striking station building and concourse marks the start of the transformation of transport links for Abbey Wood which will be served by existing Southeastern rail services and the Elizabeth line from December 2018.


Elizabeth line permanent track installation is complete
Posted on Thursday September 14, 2017

A significant milestone has been marked today with the official completion of the permanent track for the Elizabeth line – London’s newest railway.


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