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Crossrail: The Building Of London’s New Underground World In Photos

by | 19th, November 2013

THE building of Crossrail, the train project to make getting across London far simpler:

 

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Mayor of London Boris Johnson unveils new designs for the capital’s Crossrail stations at The Building Centre, London. Picture date: Thursday November 18, 2010.

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The Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Transport Secretary Justine Greening, turn to look at a tunnelling machine during the official unveiling of the first two from a total of eight, Crossrail tunnelling machines, at the Crossrail Westbourne Park construction site in west London. Picture date: Tuesday March 13, 2011.

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Human Osteologist Michael Henderson holds a human skull, part of a skeleton dating from around 1700, buried in the Bethlem Burial Ground, which was unearthed during the construction of Crossrail near Liverpool Street Station, in London. Picture date: Friday July 6, 2012. The skeleton is part of the Crossrail Archaeology exhibition, at Grays Antiques, in Mayfair, London

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A general view of the Crossrail site at Farringdon Station ahead of a visit by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall to mark the 150th Anniversary of London Underground.
Picture date: Wednesday January 30, 2013.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, (left), accompanied by India’s Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram inspect the site as they are lowered into a shaft on the Pudding Mill Lane Crossrail construction site, in east London. Picture date: Thursday May 16, 2013. 

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Work continues on the Crossrail site near Pudding Mill Lane Station in East London. Thursday August 22, 2013. 

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A general view of the Crossrail Canary Wharf Station under construction beneath Canary Wharf, London, which is part of a programme of 9 new stations plus 21km of new twin-bore tunnels under central London and is among the most significant infrastructure projects ever undertaken in the UK scheduled to open in 2018. 

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