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Elizabeth line permanent track installation is complete Thu, 14 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
A significant milestone has been marked today with the official completion of the permanent track for the Elizabeth line – London’s newest railway.

Crossrail publishes 2017 Environment Report Fri, 01 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Improving air quality, reduction of energy consumption and the reuse and recycling of construction waste, are at the heart of Crossrail’s 2017 Environment Report, published today.

New images highlight Abbey Wood station construction progress Fri, 01 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
New images released by Network Rail and Crossrail highlight the progress being made with the construction of the new station at Abbey Wood as work enters its final stages.

Over 1.5 kilometres of escalators now installed in Elizabeth line stations Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
With over half the escalators now installed in the new Elizabeth line stations, new timelapse footage and photos released by Crossrail highlights current progress.

New images highlight Elizabeth line progress above ground Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
New images released by Crossrail highlight construction progress above ground for the Elizabeth line.

Cross Rail have published an assessment of the impact on their new rail service. This makes interesting reading
In particular the impact on house prices.


  • Crossrail will support the delivery of over 57,000 new homes and 3.25 million square metres of commercial space

  • Significant property investment could take place at locations including Canary Wharf, Farringdon, Whitechapel, Abbey Wood, Custom House, Ealing Broadway, Southall and Woolwich

  • Crossrail is already having an impact on property investment decisions particularly in central London

  • The impact of Crossrail on residential property market will also extend out to Berkshire and Essex

  • First detailed study looking at the property impact of Crossrail on London and the south-east

Download a copy of their report


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