16 new photos show off Crossrail stations and tunnels – IanVisits

New images released by Crossrail have shown off construction progress across the route converting the construction sites into the Elizabeth line.Construction of the Elizabeth line has entered its final stages; fit-out of [Read entire story]

This Is How Much You’ll Be Paying To Use Crossrail

Laura Reynolds This Is How Much You'll Be Paying To Use Crossrail Sadiq Khan and TfL have announced how much it will cost to use Crossrail. Journeys within zones 1-6 will incur the same as the equivalent tube [Read entire story]

Elizabeth line confirms it will cap fares at Oyster card rates – IanVisits

Not the biggest surprise in the world, but it has been officially stated that the new Elizabeth line will be part of the London travel card zone system.There was always a bit of a doubt as to what the fares would be, so [Read entire story]

Crossrail art exhibition opens in Whitechapel – IanVisits

Each of the main stations for the future Elizabeth line will have their own monumental art installations, and a display has opened showing some of them off to the public.The major art for the Elizabeth line is not funded [Read entire story]

Bet You Didn’t Know Crossrail Is Bringing All This With It When It Arrives

Tabish Khan Bet You Didn't Know Crossrail Is Bringing All This With It When It Arrives This is the massive Yayoi Kusama work destined for the entrance to Liverpool Street station. © Yayoi Kusama. Courtesy Ota [Read entire story]

Final two artworks announced for the Crossrail project – IanVisits

Two artists have been commissioned to install new sculptures outside the new Liverpool Street Elizabeth line station.Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama will create her first permanent UK installation at Broadgate, while the [Read entire story]

Network Rail connects existing rail network with Crossrail tunnels – IanVisits

The rail connection between the national rail network and the Crossrail tunnels has been successfully completed, linking east to west through Central London for the first time.Elizabeth line overhead power lines heading [Read entire story]

Another Crossrail station tour announced – IanVisits

There’s a chance to visit the next in the series of tours that Crossrail are running of their stations over the next few months.This time it’s Custom House next to the DLR in East London. One of the new above ground [Read entire story]

Disused tram tunnel restored by Crossrail – IanVisits

A disused tram tunnel that was commandeered for the Crossrail project has been handed back to Camden Council following a restoration to its original condition.Crossrail took over the old tram tunnel in 2012 and used it [Read entire story]

How Crossrail was affected by the curvature of the earth – IanVisits

Crossrail’s tunnels under London are long, so long that when they were being planned, they were affected by something you might not expect — the curvature of the earth.Knowing how the curvature of the earth is going to [Read entire story]