Elizabeth Line

EXCLUSIVE: Shapps - Crossrail proves UK can deliver

Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps speaks exclusively on the record to Modern Railways

HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Edward Earl of Wessex at the unveiling of a commemorative plaque at Paddington to mark the completion of the Elizabeth line. COURTESY TfL News Premium

The Queen marks Elizabeth line completion

The Queen made an unexpected visit to Paddington Elizabeth Line station to mark the route's completion ahead of its imminent opening.

ORR confirms green light for Elizabeth line opening

Final authorisations have been completed to allow the Elizabeth line to open on 24 May.

Elizabeth line to open on 24 May

Services on the central section of the Elizabeth line are due to start on 24 May.

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Going underground: a trip on the Elizabeth Line

​​​​​​​Editor Philip Sherratt enjoys a preview ride on London’s newest railway

Elizabeth Line: a preview of London's new railway

Join us for a trip from Paddington to Liverpool Street ahead of the line's opening to the public

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Crossrail on track for ‘first half of year’ opening

Opening of Crossrail is expected in the first half of the year.

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Trial operations start on Crossrail

Trial operations have started on Crossrail - but no opening date has been announced.

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February 2022 targeted for Crossrail opening

Full Elizabeth Line service likely in May 2023

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Challenges ahead for Crossrail

Crossrail Update Dan Harvey With 2021 well underway,...