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Southall station

Southall station

Southall station will benefit from major improvements as part of the Crossrail programme.

A new, bright, spacious ticket hall will provide a more welcoming environment for passengers and a new forecourt will reduce congestion at the entrance to the station.

A range of other improvements will be delivered, including:

  • A new footbridge with three new lifts to provide step-free access to every platform
  • Platform extensions so the station can accommodate the new 200m long Elizabeth line trains
  • New lighting, customer information screens, station signage, help points and CCTV.

The work, being carried out by Network Rail, will take around two years to complete. The station will remain open throughout the improvement works. From late 2017, the station will be run by Transport for London.

For more detail about the station improvements, visit Ealing Council’s website.

Crossrail has also been working with Ealing Council and Network Rail to help develop plans for improvements to the area around the station. Early proposals were published in 2014.


From May 2018, up to four trains an hour in each direction will run between Paddington and Heathrow.

From December 2019, when the full route opens, up to ten Elizabeth line services an hour in each direction will serve Southall, making it quicker and easier to get to destinations across London and Berkshire.



Current journey time

Crossrail journey time

Bond Street

34 mins

17 mins

Liverpool Street

46 mins

24 mins

Canary Wharf

50 mins

31 mins

Heathrow 2 & 3

16 mins

8 mins

Contact us

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If you have queries about the work taking place please contact Network Rail, which is delivering the Crossrail upgrades:


Current Works

Southall station

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Description of work:

Improvement works to Southall station including the construction of a new entrance and ticket hall and new bridge, stairs and lifts to platforms

Details of work as PDF: