A couple of weeks ago, a small exhibition opened at the Building Centre with images of how the Crossrail stations are expected to look in 2017 when the railway eventually opens to the public.

For me, a good train station exhibition had lots of 3D drawings of the layout of the structure, some fancy mock-ups of what the station will look like and where possible some models.

The exhibition does indeed have a model – and the tiny signage suggests we are looking at Tottenham Court Road station, although a larger sign says it is just a generic model of a concept station.

A digital display plays some video and the main wall have a bit of “wanky architect speak” along with some photos.

To be honest, its not really that much of an exhibition to look at.

Crossrail Exhibition

Normally I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend exhibitions at the Building Centre, but this time, I would say you can see all the images perfectly comfortably on your computer by visiting the London Reconnections website instead.

The Exhibition is open until the 8th of December and the huge scale model of London is always worth a look at.

Diamond Geezer also visited, and was rather cross.

Crossrail Exhibition - Scale Model

Crossrail Exhibition - Scale Model

Crossrail Exhibition - Scale Model

Crossrail Exhibition - Scale Model

Crossrail Exhibition - Scale Model


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