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Her Majesty The Queen visits Paddington Elizabeth line station ahead of the transformational railway

During the visit, Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex, met with staff, including Elizabeth line apprentices, drivers, and station staff The Elizabeth line will open to customers on Tuesday 24 May, radically cutting journey times, increasing capacity and encouraging people back onto public transport The opening of the railway coincides with this year’s Platinum Jubilee... Read more...

Crossrail Project Update

The Elizabeth line will open on Tuesday 24 May 2022 with services between Paddington and Abbey Wood. TfL Rail services from Reading and Heathrow to Paddington mainline, and Shenfield to Liverpool Street mainline will be rebranded to the Elizabeth line on this day. The Elizabeth line will transform travel across London and the South East by dramatically improving transport links, cutting journey times,... Read more...

London's Newest Railway download

2022 will be a milestone year for Londoners, with the Elizabeth line set to open in the first half of 2022. The transformational railway will reduce journey times, create additional transport capacity, improve accessibility and provide a huge economic boost to the capital and beyond. With new stations and travel links, the Elizabeth line will support new housing and jobs across London, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire... Read more...

Trial Operations underway ahead of Elizabeth line opening next year

Trial Operations is the final step before passenger services can commence This rigorous set of exercises will allow the railway to demonstrate the highest levels of safety and reliability before it can start carrying customers Elizabeth line remains on track for passenger services to begin in the first half of 2022