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Crossrail might not open until 2020 and costs are up by £2 billion

A lot more money, a lot more time, and a lot more heated arguments have been released to get Crossrail working.


Today isn’t the day that the Elizabeth line opens

Today should have been the day that the Crossrail project triumphantly handed over to the Elizabeth line.


Crossrail secures additional loan to complete the railway

The government has agreed to provide a £350 million short term loan to Crossrail to help fund the final fit out of the delayed railway.


Crossrail confirms 9-MONTH delay to launch date

Crossrail has announced that it is to miss its December 2018 opening date, and will be pushing the launch of what will be the Elizabeth line back to sometime in autumn 2019.


Crossrail’s history of London – made from paper

Short and simple, this is a delightful way to show off the history of London, using paper origami.


Crossrail: The Art of the Build

As Crossrail was being constructed, along with a couple of TV shows, there's been a number of books published -- and the latest is Crossrail: The Art of the Build.


Crossrail’s Farringdon site being turned into offices

The building site next to Farringdon Station is to be turned into an office block once Crossrail vacate it later this year.


Stepney City Farm secures funding for Crossrail recovery

The city farm at Stepney, which saw a chunk of its site taken over during the Crossrail construction has secured funding to manage its expansion back onto the land that was temporarily occupied for Crossrail works.


Sneak preview of Crossrail’s new Tottenham Court Road station

The last of the Crossrail stations to be shown off to the public opened its doors today, giving visitors a sneak preview of what the Elizabeth line station will look like when it opens in December.


Elizabeth line opening date set for 9th December

It's been pretty much an open secret for some time, but the date that Crossrail transforms into the Elizabeth line has been set for the 9th December 2018.