A Fleet of Custom Machines is Kitting Out Crossrail

By Chris Mills on at

Crossrail is nearing completion: we've spied lots about the massive infrastructure project as it has undergone its 118-kilometre construction in London and its environs, and the latest update shows finished tunnels, so there’s just the little matter of furnishing it all.

A new batch of images has been released by Crossrail, showing the bit that comes after digging the tunnels. A custom fleet of machines are in the process of laying the five different kinds of track, while stations turn from empty voids to working arenas of commuting.

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The first passenger trains should start running in 2017, while the full line is meant to be working by 2019. [IanVisits]

Image credit: Crossrail

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