Crossrail, Network Rail and Transport for London (TfL) have worked together at Stratford station to prepare for the start of Elizabeth line services.
CONNECTING STRATFORD TO THE ELIZABETH LINE
- New customer information screens and signage
- 200+ metre long platforms
- Accessible by lifts and escalators
- Services from Platforms 5 and 6
A FLEET OF NEW TRAINS
- A train every 5 minutes at peak times in central London
- Walk-through carriages
- Space for 1,500 people
- CCTV, WiFi and live travel information
- Environmentally efficient
- Stratford was mainly upgraded for the 2012 London Olympics
- Works for the Elizabeth line included stepping & gauging alternation works to the platform edge
- All Elizabeth line upgrade works have been completed at this station
ELIZABETH LINE SERVICES FROM STRATFORD
Since May 2015, TfL has been operating the stopping services from Stratford station. Class 345 trains purpose-built for the Elizabeth line are in use between Shenfield and Liverpool Street.
When the Elizabeth line is fully open passengers will be able to travel through to central London without having to change trains, however, from the railway’s launch in May 2022 until the autumn of 2022 you will need to change at Liverpool Street for Elizabeth line stations between Paddington and Abbey Wood.
At peak times 12 Elizabeth line services an hour will run between Shenfield and central London, calling at all stations. An additional two services an hour will run between Gidea Park and Liverpool Street mainline station at peak times.
You can take some types of bikes on some of TfL Rail services. Read more on TfL’s Cycle on public transport page here.
If you have queries about the work taking place please contact Network Rail, which is delivering the Crossrail upgrades:
- Call: 03457 11 41 41
- E-mail: [email protected]