Who designed Crossrail?
It contains Canary Wharf railway station and was partly opened on 1 May 2015. Architect Magazine described Crossrail Place as an “enormous, ship-like building”, and its roof is the largest timber project in the United Kingdom. It was designed by Foster + Partners and Arup.
What are the stations on Crossrail?
How many Crossrail stations are there?
The Elizabeth line will serve 41 stations including 10 new stations at Paddington, Bond Street, Tottenham Court Road, Farringdon, Liverpool Street, Whitechapel, Canary Wharf, Custom House, Woolwich and Abbey Wood.
Which Crossrail stations are finished?
Eight out of the 10 new stations built for Crossrail (Paddington, Tottenham Court Road, Farringdon, Liverpool Street, Whitechapel, Custom House, Woolwich, Abbey Wood) have been handed over to TfL, which will be putting the final cosmetic touches to them before they open to the public.
Who owns Crossrail?
Transport for London (TfL)
Crossrail Limited, established in 2001, is the company that has been set up to build the new railway that will become known as the Elizabeth line when it opens through central London. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Transport for London (TfL) and is jointly sponsored by TfL and the Department for Transport (DfT).
Is Crossrail 1 complete?
Crossrail remains on track to open the Elizabeth line in the first half of 2022, and we continue to make progress on completing the works necessary to start passenger services in the central section of the railway, from Paddington to Abbey Wood, next year.
Is Burnham on Crossrail?
Crossrail, Network Rail and Transport for London (TfL), have worked together at Burnham station to prepare for the start of Elizabeth line services.
Who sponsors Crossrail?
Crossrail’s Sponsors are the Mayor of London, through Transport for London, and the Secretary of State for Transport through the Department for Transport.
What are the design principles of Crossrail?
Seven principles have underpinned the design of the Crossrail stations: IDENTITY: Deliver a consistent brand through a modern and contemporary transport mode, responsive to its local contexts. CLARITY: Create an understandable environment for passengers from the start to the end of their journey.
What makes the Crossrail stations so special?
Material from excavations has been beneficially reused; low-energy lighting will feature in stations and tunnels; and state-of-the-art lightweight energy efficient rolling stock will carry large numbers of passengers. Seven principles have underpinned the design of the Crossrail stations:
How will the new railway stations be designed?
As passengers move upwards, into the ticket halls and surrounding streetscape, each new station will have its own, distinct character that reflects the environment and heritage of the local area. The stations have been designed to create accessible, safe and comfortable spaces that people can move through easily and efficiently.
What is happening to the design of the London Underground stations?
Each of these outer London stations are being upgraded with some undergoing major design transformations. Integrated design: For the first time in a major UK rail project, the stations, surrounding areas, and the oversite developments, have been designed at the same time.