Crossrail | Another West London station transformed ahead of Elizabeth line opening

The transformation of West Ealing station in West London has been accomplished ahead of the Elizabeth line opening.

It is the newest station to be upgraded by Network Rail engineers as half of its Crossrail programme, following the completion of Acton Main Line and Hanwell stations.

Work at West Ealing station concerned constructing a brand new ticket corridor, creating step-free entry and upgrading platforms to cater for the longer Elizabeth line trains.

The programme of work to improve Network Rail’s current stations now stands at just below £3bn, virtually £700M greater than the unique £2.3bn funds set in 2012.

Network Rail is chargeable for the weather of the Crossrail venture that are above floor and contained inside the current community.

Work additionally continues apace at different stations, as outlined in Network Rail’s March replace on Crossrail station progress.

At Southall station, the set up of the station constructing cladding and glazing work has begun. The mechanical and electrical work inside the new station constructing and on the elevated walkway continues, and Network Rail has accomplished the brick and block work on the station constructing.

At Hayes & Harlington, Network Rail engineers continued with the set up of block work and screed ground for the brand new station constructing and accomplished the roof cladding and the set up of the mansafe system (to maintain individuals protected while working at peak) in addition to the block work for the characteristic wall.

Meanwhile, at West Drayton, Network Rail has accomplished the set up of the curtain wall glazing panels and has began to put in the ceiling and continues with the mechanical and electrical works.

Work is now nicely superior at Ealing Broadway as nicely, with the set up of the brand new ticket gates full together with set up of shelters and cladding on the platforms.

To view work left to do at Network Rail’s Crossrail stations, click on right here.

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