Brockley’s Crossrail connection completed

Whitechapel station, which will provide an interchange between the East London Line and the Elizabeth Line, is now ready to take five-car ELL trains.Gary Stevens, Operational Task Manager, Whitechapel said: "Customers using Whitechapel station via London Overground will now be able to use full lengths of platforms 5 & 6 as there is no need ...

Central Line interchange for ELL could come as part of new Shoreditch terminus

Shoreditch's continued growth as a major employment cluster and the arrival of Crossrail in 2018 could provide the motivation and means for the transport authorities to create a new interchange between the East London Line and the Central Line.Citymetric reports that Network Rail has proposed a major new rail terminus at Shoreditch - the first new ...

South East London gets second Crossrail station

South East London will get a second Crossrail Station. The plans for an Abbey Wood station were approved this week by Greenwich and Bexley Councils. The station will join one in Woolwich as one of only two Crossrail stations south of the river.Click to enlarge the route

Crossrail for Woolwich approved

London Reconnections reports that the planned Crossrail station for Woolwich will now be built, following a long period of wrangling and doubt. This looked inevitable after funding was agreed for preliminary work, but it's nice to have it confirmed. LR says:Woolwich Crossrail station did not feature in the original Crossrail bill, and it is this ...