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Competition: Design your own station

Crossrail is inviting young people, aged 3-15 years old, to design their own dream station for a chance to win exciting prizes.


  • A rare underground guided tour of one of the new central London Elizabeth line stations being built by Crossrail, for winners aged 7 to 15
  • New Elizabeth line train models, for winners aged 3-6

The challenge

Imagine you could design a new station for where you live.

  • What would it look like?
  • What features would it have?
  • What local places, things or landmarks would inspire your design?

Design your dream station – draw it, build it or make it using whichever materials you like.  Tell us in 25 words or less what inspired your design

The most creative entries win a trip underground or one of the brand new Elizabeth line trains!

To enter:

Send the completed Competition Entry Form to us via:

  • Post your form to Design Your Own Station Competition in an envelope with FREEPOST CROSSRAIL at the top (no postage or address required).
  • Email your completed Competition Entry Form, together with any photos you would like to share, to
  • Drop it off in person into the competition entry box the London Transport Museum (look for it in the design line exhibition).

Important stuff:

  • The competition is open to young people aged 3-15 years old.
  • Winners aged 3-6 years old will receive one of five new Elizabeth line train models.
  • Winners aged 7-15 years old will earn a place on a rare guided tour underground to one of the new stations being built in central London. Entrants in this age group need to be accompanied by a parent/ guardian on the day of the tour.
  • The guided tour will be scheduled for the spring of 2017.
  • Entries close Sunday 19 February 2017.
  • Terms and Conditions apply – please read the details.

40 Stations Connected

Crossrail are constructing 10 new stations in central London and Docklands and upgrading 30 existing stations between Reading and Heathrow in the west and Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east.