Category: Crossrail

First purple Elizabeth Line Tube roundels installed at stations across London

Elizabeth line roundel - First purple Elizabeth Line Tube roundels installed at stations across London

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

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

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 […]