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TV documentary about the Jubilee Line Extension

Turns out, there's an old TV programme about the construction of the Jubilee Line Extension that's been lurking on iPlayer for however long.


Great Plague of London found in Crossrail skeletons

Scientific analysis of skeletons excavated as part of the Crossrail programme has identified the DNA of the bacteria responsible for the 1665 Great Plague.


Fresh photos from the Crossrail tunnels released

Crossrail has released some more photos showing how the tunnels are being prepared to become the operational Elizabeth line.


Crossrail offering tours of its building sites

As part of next month's Open House Weekend, Crossrail has confirmed that it will be holding open days letting people down into some of their tunnels and stations.


Crossrail book shows off the finished station designs

If you want a sneak peak of what the new stations will look like when Crossrail hands over to the Elizabeth line, a new book has been published all about them.


Photos from Crossrail’s Liverpool Street station

Crossrail has released photos of the recently completed platforms at Liverpool Street station, some 30 metres below the streets.


Photos – Fit-out of the Crossrail tunnels

New images released by Crossrail highlight the latest fit-out activity underway in the tunnels between Royal Oak Portal and Bond Street.


Photos of the disused tunnels at Euston Station

Deep under Euston station lies a network of long disused tunnels and a tiny ticket office that have rarely been seen by anyone for over 50 years, until now.


Your name on an underground railway sleeper

There's a chance to have your name engraved onto metal and mounted onto the Post Office Railway.


Ticket Alert: Tube Station Architecture Tours

The Transport Museum has announced that it is going to be running a series of tours of tube stations focusing on their architecture.