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Elizabeth line train makes successful maiden voyage across south east London Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Crossrail Limited and Transport for London (TfL) have hailed a major milestone for Europe’s largest infrastructure project as the first new Elizabeth line train was tested in the brand new tunnels through London last night.

New images highlight latest progress as construction of Elizabeth line enters final stages Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
New images released by Crossrail Limited highlight construction progress across the route to deliver London’s newest railway, the Elizabeth line.

Yayoi Kusama and Conrad Shawcross to create major public artworks for London’s Elizabeth line Tue, 13 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Yayoi Kusama and Conrad Shawcross have been unveiled as the final two artists selected to create major new works of public art for the Crossrail Art Programme.

Andrew Wolstenholme to step down as Crossrail Chief Executive Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Crossrail Limited today announced that as part of the planned demobilisation of its delivery and leadership team, Chief Executive Andrew Wolstenholme OBE is stepping down after seven years at the helm to take up a new role in the private sector. Programme Director Simon Wright OBE will lead the organisation in a combined role as Chief Executive & Programme Director, as it completes its remaining work.

Kingsway Tram Tunnel’s role in construction of the Elizabeth line complete​ Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The historic Kingsway Tram Tunnel is to be returned back to the London Borough of Camden now that its role in supporting the major construction phase of the Crossrail programme is complete.

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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