Crossrail ventilation shaft crowned in purple wildflowers
A ventilation and access shaft for the Elizabeth line at Canning Town has been covered in purple wildflowers, supplied by the same firm that laid out the wildflower meadows for the London 2012 Olympics.
Crossrail building site to become site for 1,500 new homes
A plot of land in East London that's currently a Crossrail building site has been earmarked as a site for 1,500 new homes.
Crossrail, Battleships and West Ham Football Club
One of Crossrail's construction sites has revealed a wealth of history about East London's industrial past, and the origins of one of its current football clubs.
Crossrail tunnelling machine Jessica completes her journey
Crossrail’s tunnel boring machine Jessica has completed a new train tunnel from Limmo Peninsula, near Canning Town, breaking into Victoria Dock Portal in east London.
Crossrail TBM gets police escort through East London
You're a tunnel boring machine quietly boring your way under London, when suddenly you get a police escort!
A few Crossrail construction site photos
Just a few photos taken the other day when out rambling last week.
A look at some deep Crossrail tunnel shafts
A short walk from Canning Town tube and DLR station two vast holes have been dug into the ground by Crossrail, and in the not too distant future, one is to be filled back in again.