Our railway systems team are hard at work installing all the track, tunnel ventilation, high voltage power, traction power, signalling, communications and overhead line equipment into Crossrail's tunnels.
These 360° photos show some of the works underway as the first permanent tracks are installed in in Crossrail's Thames Tunnel.
360° view of permanent track installed in Thames Tunnel
The majority of the track in the central section is formed from standard track slab. A total of 41.2 km of standard track slab will be installed on Crossrail using fibre reinforced concrete.
360° view of eastbound platform at Woolwich station with permanent track installed
Standard track slab installation from Plumstead portal to North Woolwich portal, passing through Woolwich station box.
360° view of giant multi-purpose gantry in Thames Tunnel
Four giant multi-purpose gantries, which have been specifically designed for Crossrail, carry and locate the track in the tunnels before it is concreted into place.