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Crossrail is Not Happening This Year, Says Chief Exec

It already feels like it's taken longer than Kingdom Hearts 3, but there will apparently be even more delays before Crossrail's peppy purple trains become a regular fixture of London transport. Read More >>

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Crossrail To Get £1.4 Billion Bailout

Surprising nobody who's ever worked on a large-scale project with lots of stakeholders, Crossrail is going to be very late and very over budget. Read More >>

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You Can Ride An Elizabeth Line Crossrail Train TODAY!

It won't be until December 2019 that the tunnelled section of the new Elizabeth Line will be fully open - and it won't be until May next year when the new line begins officially operating above ground in East London, between Shenfield and Liverpool Street. Read More >>

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Crossrail Trains Are Now Making Regular Appearances Ahead Of Schedule

Train fans will be excited to hear that the first Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) stock has started making regular appearances on the line, ahead of its official opening later this month (pinch, punch, etc). Read More >>

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We Went Behind The Scenes at the Liverpool Street Elizabeth Line Construction Site

We’re now just two years away from December 9th, 2018 - the day when the first Elizabeth Line trains will begin passenger services through the new tunnels under central London. It’ll mark the culmination of nine years hard work, which began in 2009. However, the project won’t be entirely finished until 2019 when you’ll be able to catch a train all the way from Reading or Heathrow in the west, and to Abbey Wood in Shenfield in the east. Read More >>

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Elizabeth Line Tube Map Shows the Underground’s Slightly Messy Future

A quite-clearly-unfinished Tube map incorporating the Elizabeth Line has been spotted on TfL’s website, and it looks, well, a little busy. Central London in particular looks like a bit of a minefield (not that it isn’t already, and so on and so on), with Paddington, Liverpool Street and Farringdon stations looking particularly hairy. Read More >>

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Here’s What the New Elizabeth Line Stations Will Look Like

Crossrail Limited has released a series of artist’ impressions depicting what the fancy Elizabeth Line stations will look like once London’s new route opens in December 2018. Read More >>

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Crossrail to be Royally Renamed the “Elizabeth Line” – After the Signs Have Already Gone Up

She's already got the Jubilee Line on the tube named after her, and now the Queen is set to lend her name to another of London's public transport lines. The Crossrail train connection is to be renamed the "Elizabeth Line" when its service begins in five years time. Cue jokes about it taking 70 years to be ready and costing the taxpayer a fortune. Read More >>