Bespoke design for Elizabeth Line stations 10 Aug 2017

Crossrail News release

Progress is being made with the architectural fit out of the new Crossrail Elizabeth Line stations in central London. Common architectural design components are creating a recognisable look and feel to the railway alongside bespoke elements designed to reflect the character of the local community. The new design includes glass-fibre reinforced concrete panels to create large bright spaces at platforms.

Curved glass-fibre reinforced concrete panels line platform tunnels at Farringdon Station
Bright, sweeping curves at Farringdon

“Crossrail is working with the best architects and engineers in the world to create a railway that builds upon the unrivalled heritage of London and its iconic transport network. As the project passes 85% complete, these new images highlight the progress being made to install the architectural elements that will soon become familiar to the hundreds of thousands of passengers who will use the Crossrail Elizabeth Line every day when it opens in December 2018,” said Julian Robinson, Crossrail Head of Architecture.

Glass fibre reinforced concrete panels lining cross passage at Tottenham Court Road and escalator barrel at Bond Street

The route will pass through 40 stations from Reading and Heathrow in the west, through new twin-bore 21km tunnels to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east. There is currently an exhibition at the London Transport museum detailing the works.


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