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Transport for London Museum Covent Garden

Crossrail: The Secret Life of a Megaproject

Secrets of CrossRail
Secrets of CrossRail

Facts about Cross Rail

  • Estimated 200 million passengers a year
  • 4.5 million tonnes of earth being excavated
  • each tunnel boring machines weigh 1000 tonnes
  • 10,000 people are currently working on the project
  • Construction started in 2009 in Canary Wharf
  • The route runs 60 miles from Reading to Heathrow
  • 40 Stations on the route
  • Named the Elizabeth Line, the route can be viewed here:

At the London Transport Museum

A Family exhibition looking at the development of Cross rail, “Uncover the lesser-known stories”, archaeological finds, the changes, interactive maps,  personal stories from engineers, construction footage that has not been seen elsewhere.

Tickets are cheaper when purchased in advance online, concession rates available. Tickets allow unlimited entry for 12 months.

This exhibition is running till May 2019


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Canary Wharf Cross Rail place futuristic building with roof garden

CrossRail Place the biggest Timber project in the UK

Cross rail Place is amazing and one of the UK’s biggest timer project yet! full of beautiful plants on its artificial island and a garden roof and shops. Its a really relaxing, happy place to go and have fun with kids with a fun area where people come and dance and play music!

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