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Crossrail extension may be dependent on theme park developer
Crossrail extension may be dependent on theme park developer

Crossrail extension may be dependent on theme park developer

A suggested extension of the Elizabeth line deep into Kent could hinge on the opening of a large leisure park at Swanscome.

Oct
12
2020
More support for Crossrail extension to Ebbsfleet
More support for Crossrail extension to Ebbsfleet

More support for Crossrail extension to Ebbsfleet

A report calling for the Elizabeth line (nee Crossrail) to be extended from Abbey Wood to Ebbsfleet (C2E) has been presented to the Thames Estuary Growth Commission.

Mar
30
2018
How Crossrail’s legacy could end up in rural Oxfordshire
How Crossrail’s legacy could end up in rural Oxfordshire

How Crossrail’s legacy could end up in rural Oxfordshire

A sleepy railway station in rural Oxfordshire could now be an unlikely beneficiary of the Crossrail project.

Jan
12
2018
Abbey Wood station – the unexpected jewel in Crossrail’s crown
Abbey Wood station – the unexpected jewel in Crossrail’s crown

Abbey Wood station – the unexpected jewel in Crossrail’s crown

A new railway station opened at the weekend, far from the hustle and bustle associated with Crossrail, and yet I suspect has the potential to become the most interesting station on the entire Elizabeth line.

Oct
24
2017
Take a look at Crossrail’s Abbey Wood station upgrade
Take a look at Crossrail’s Abbey Wood station upgrade

Take a look at Crossrail’s Abbey Wood station upgrade

In just a few weeks time, an entirely new station building is due to open at Abbey Wood, ahead of the arrival of the Elizabeth line next year.

Aug
27
2017
Visit the ruins of London’s Lesnes Abbey
Visit the ruins of London’s Lesnes Abbey

Visit the ruins of London’s Lesnes Abbey

Sitting not far from central London can be found the ruins of a large Abbey, which if it were almost anywhere else would be a major tourist attraction.

Aug
22
2017
Elizabeth line’s railway station at Abbey Wood taking shape
Elizabeth line’s railway station at Abbey Wood taking shape

Elizabeth line’s railway station at Abbey Wood taking shape

Abbey Wood's new station is beginning to take shape with the timber structure of the distinctive roof now complete.

Nov
04
2016
Taking a look at Crossrail’s terminus at Abbey Wood
Taking a look at Crossrail’s terminus at Abbey Wood

Taking a look at Crossrail’s terminus at Abbey Wood

In a couple of years time, the name of a small station in the depths of South-East London will become suddenly very familiar to millions of Londoners as its name is repeatedly read out as the final destination -- for Crossrail.

Feb
17
2016
Construction of Crossrail station at Abbey Wood underway
Construction of Crossrail station at Abbey Wood underway

Construction of Crossrail station at Abbey Wood underway

Network Rail has begun work to build the new station at Abbey Wood as part of the Crossrail programme.

Oct
14
2015