Crossrail (Elizabeth Line)/ TfL Rail

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Map Colour:
 Double Blue Stripes (as TfL Rail until December 2018)/ Double Purple Stripes (Proposed from December 2018)
First Operated: 2015 (as TfL Rail)
Operated By: MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Ltd.
Type: Commuter Rail/ Suburban Rail
Length: 118.5km/ 73.6 miles
No. of Stations: 37
Current Stock: Class 315/ Class 345 (from May 2017)      

Crossrail is the brand new rail line currently mostly under construction from Shenfield in Essex and Abbey Wood in South-East London to Heathrow Airport in West London and Reading in Berkshire. The line is already in operation between Shenfield and Liverpool Street under the name ‘TfL Rail’. The line will be known as the ‘Elizabeth Line’ when the ‘central section’ opens in December 2018.

Stations

Current TfL Rail Stations:
Station Name Opened Additional Information
Liverpool Street (Mainline) 1874 All services will only use the mainline station until May 2019 after which only 4 train per hour during peak times will run between the mainline station and Gidea Park, all other services will use the Elizabeth Line platforms. TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Stratford 1839 TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Maryland 6th January 1873 Originally opened as Maryland Point, renamed on 28th October 1940. TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Forest Gate 1840 Station closed in 1843 and re-opened on 31st May 1846. TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Manor Park 6th January 1873 TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Ilford 20th June 1839 TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Seven Kings1st March 1899 TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Goodmayes 1901 TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Chadwell Heath 1864 TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Romford20th June 1839 TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Gidea Park 1st December 1910 Originally opened as ‘Squirrels Heath & Gidea Park’, renamed ‘Gidea Park & Squirrels Heath’ in 1913. Renamed again on 20th February 1969. TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Harold Wood 1st December 1868 TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Brentwood1st July 1840 Renamed ‘Brentwood & Warley for Billericay’ on 1st November 1882, renamed ‘Brentwood & Warley’ on 1st January 1889. Renamed again on 20th February 1969. TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.
Shenfield 29th March 1843 Station closed in March 1850. Station reopened as ‘Shenfield & Hutton Junction’ on 1st January 1887, renamed on 20th February 1969. TfL Rail Service began on 31st May 2015.

Future Elizabeth Line Stations:
Station Name Service Commences Additional Information
Reading December 2019 Terminus of the Reading Branch. Station originally opened on 30th March 1840 and is currently used by Great Western Railway, CrossCountry and South West Trains services.
Twyford December 2019 Station originally opened on 1st July 1839 and is currently used by Great Western Railway services.
Maidenhead December 2019 Station originally opened on 1st November 1871 and is currently used by Great Western Railway services.
Taplow December 2019 Station originally opened on 1st September 1872 and is currently used by Great Western Railway services.
Burnham December 2019 Station originally opened on 1st July 1899 as ‘Burnham Beeches’, station closed on 2nd April 1917. Reopened as ‘Burnham (Bucks)’ on 1st September 1930, suffix dropped on 5th May 1975. Currently used by Great Western Railway services.
Slough December 2019 Station originally opened on 1st June 1840. Station was resited on 8th September 1884. Currently used by Great Western Railway services.
Langley December 2019 Station originally opened in 1845 and is currently used by Great Western Railway services.
Iver December 2019 Station originally opened on 1st December 1924 and is currently used by Great Western Railway services.
West Drayton December 2019 Station originally opened on 4th June 1848. Station resited on 9th August 1884, renamed ‘West Drayton and Yiewsley’ in 1895. Renamed again on 6th May 1974. Currently used by Great Western Railway services.
Heathrow Terminal 4 May 2018 Terminus of the Heathrow Branch. Station originally opened in 1999 and is currently used by Heathrow Connect (Sundays Only) and Heathrow Express (Monday to Saturday Only) Services with interhchange for the Piccadilly Line.
Heathrow Central May 2018 Station originally opened in 1999 and is currently used by Heathrow Connect and Heathrow Express Services with interchange for the Piccadilly Line at ‘Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3’ Station.
Hayes & Harlington May 2018 Station originally opened in 1868 and is currently used by Great Western Railway and Heathrow Connect services.
Southall May 2018 Station originally opened on 1st May 1839 and is currently used by Great Western Railway and Heathrow Connect services.
Hanwell May 2018 Station originally opened on 1st December 1838. Renamed ‘Hanwell and Elthorne’ on 1st April 1896, renamed again 6th May 1974. Currently used by Great Western Railway and Heathrow Connect services.
West Ealing May 2018 Station originally opened as ‘Castle Hill (Ealing Dean)’ on 1st March 1871, renamed 1st July 1899. Currently used by Great Western Railway and Heathrow Connect services.
Ealing Broadway May 2018 Station originally opened as ‘Ealing’ on 1st December 1838, renamed in 1875. Currently used by Great Western Railway and Heathrow Connect services and London Underground Central and District Lines.
Acton Main Line May 2018 Station originally opened as ‘Acton’ on 1st February 1868, renamed on 1st November 1949. Currently used by Great Western Railway and Heathrow Connect services.
Paddinton (Mainline) May 2018 Elizabeth Line services will only serve the mainline station from May 2018 to December 2019 when all Elizabeth Line services begin using the new Elizabeth Line platforms. Station originally opened on 4th June 1838, resited on 29th May 1854. Currently used by Great Western Railway, Heathrow Connect, Heathrow Express and Chiltern Railways services.
Paddington (Elizabeth Line) December 2018 Half of the trains from the east will terminate here, most trains during peak times. Station originally opened on 4th June 1838, resited on 29th May 1854. Currently used by Great Western Railway, Heathrow Connect, Heathrow Express and Chiltern Railways services.
Bond Street December 2018 Station originally opened on 24th September 1900 and is currently used by London Underground Central and Jubilee Lines.
Tottenham Court Road December 2018 Station originally opened on 30th July 1900 and is currently used by London Underground Central and Northern Lines.
Farringdon December 2018 Elizabeth Line platforms will be linked to both Farringdon and Barbican Stations. Station originally opened as ‘Farringdon Street’ on 10th January 1863. Station relocated on 23rd December 1865, renamed ‘Farringdon & High Holborn’ on 26th January 1922. Renamed again on 21st April 1936. Currently used by Thameslink services and London Underground Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines.
Liverpool Street (Elizabeth Line) December 2018 Station originally opened in 1874 and is currently used by TfL Rail, London Overground, Greater Anglia and Stanstead Express services and London Underground Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines.
Whitechapel December 2018 Station originally opened in 1876 and is currently used by London Overground services and London Underground District and Hammersmith & City Lines.
Canary Wharf December 2018 This station will have foot links to the DLR at Canary Wharf, Poplar and West India Quay Stations and the Jubilee Line at Canary Wharf via existing walkways. Canary Wharf DLR Station opened in November 1991, Canary Wharf Jubilee Line Station opened on 17th September 1999.
Custom House December 2018 Station originally opened in 1855, DLR platforms opened in 1994. National Rail services ceased in 2006. Currently used by DLR services.
Woolwich December 2018
Abbey Wood December 2018 Terminus of the Abbey Wood Branch. Station originally opened on 30th July 1849 and is currently used by Southeastern services.