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Railway Systems 360° Image Gallery

Track, tunnel ventilation, signalling, communications and overhead power equipment have been installed by Crossrail in the new tunnels.

These 360° photos show some of the works underway as the first permanent tracks were installed in the 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 were installed 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 were specifically designed for Crossrail, carry and locate the track in the tunnels before it is concreted into place.


360° view of Crossrail's concreting train passing through Custom House station


360° view of Crossrail's concreting train approaching Victoria Dock Portal