Category: Crossrail

How Frequently Will Crossrail Trains Run? The Londonist Has Mapped It

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How Frequently Will Crossrail Trains Run? With Crossrail’s launch fast approaching, we’ve been thinking about the practicalities of the service. How often will the trains run at each station, and when? What’s the difference between the peak and off-peak service? Pieced together from the information released so far. Source: How Frequently Will Crossrail Trains Run? […]

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Fascinating map charts Crossrail route beneath London through tiny changes in ground levels caused by tunnelling

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Fascinating map charts Crossrail route beneath London through tiny changes in ground levels caused by tunnelling. A fascinating map detailing ground levels in central London has charted Crossrail’s route beneath the city. Researchers at Imperial College London created the map based on data gathered over the last five years, calculating the average annual change in […]

First purple Elizabeth Line Tube roundels installed at stations across London

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The first Elizabeth line Tube roundels have been installed at stations across the capital. New images have been released of the purple TfL signs at Custom House, Farringdon and Tottenham Court Road stations ahead of Crossrail’s launch in December. The line, named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II, will open in phases just before Christmas […]

Crossrail chiefs warn that £14bn Elizabeth line could blow its budget and open late

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Crossrail chiefs have issued a major alert that the £14.8 billion line might not open on time and is at risk of blowing its budget.  Problems with software on new trains and an electrical explosion in east London, which occurred when engineers tried to switch on the high-voltage power, have caused “real, serious challenges”, Mayor […]