Future Step-Free Stations: New Elizabeth Line Stations

Welcome to the third part of my Future Step-Free Stations series. Please click here if you would like to read the intro.

StationLineScheduled date
PaddingtonElizabeth, BakerlooDecember 2018
Bond StreetElizabethDecember 2018
Tottenham Court RoadElizabethDecember 2018
FarringdonElizabethDecember 2018
Liverpool Street/ MoorgateElizabeth, Northern, Met, Circle, H&CDecember 2018
WhitechapelElizabeth, Overground, District, H&CDecember 2018
Canary WharfElizabethDecember 2018
Custom HouseElizabethDecember 2018
WoolwichElizabethDecember 2018

Future Step-Free Stations: Existing Elizabeth Line Stations

The second installment in my Future Step-Free Stations series, Existing Elizabeth Line Stations. If you haven’t already read the intro, feel free to start here first.

StationLineScheduled date
Harold WoodTfL Rail/ElizabethSpring to Summer 2018
Gidea ParkTfL Rail/ElizabethSpring to Summer 2018
GoodmayesTfL Rail/ElizabethSpring to Summer 2018
Seven KingsTfL Rail/ElizabethSpring to Summer 2018
IlfordTfL Rail/ElizabethAfter line opens
Manor ParkTfL Rail/ElizabethSpring to Summer 2018
Forest GateTfL Rail/ElizabethSpring to Summer 2018
MarylandTfL Rail/ElizabethSpring to Summer 2018
Abbey WoodElizabethDecember 2018
Acton Main LineTfL Rail/ElizabethDelayed to mid-late 2019
Ealing BroadwayTfL Rail/Elizabeth, Central, District, Great WesternDelayed to mid-late 2019
West EalingTfL Rail/Elizabeth, Great WesternDelayed to mid-late 2019
HanwellTfL Rail/ElizabethDecember 2019
SouthallTfL Rail/ElizabethDelayed to mid-late 2019
Hayes & HarlingtonTfL Rail/Elizabeth, Great WesternDelayed to mid-late 2019
West DraytonTfL Rail/Elizabeth, Great WesternDecember 2019
IverTfL Rail/Elizabeth, Great WesternDecember 2019
LangleyTfL Rail/ElizabethDecember 2019
TaplowTfL Rail/ElizabethDecember 2019


Tracing the Crossrail Route

This weekend I had an all-day outing in London, hoping to catch a glimpse at some of the several step-free access projects across the capital. In a forthcoming post, I will be listing in detail all of the projects expected to be completed by 2022, while this one will focus on the future Crossrail/Elizabeth line.


Step-Free London Transport Map

To start off, I would like to introduce my Step-Free London map, which features the state of step-free access across London’s rail network. It includes both TfL-run services, such as the Underground, Overground, DLR, and Tramlink, as well as National Rail services within the Oyster Zone, such as Southern, Thameslink, and South Western Railway. This map was created in response to the number of inaccuracies I found in TfL’s official accessible map as well as the fact that there is, to my knowledge, no single step-free access map that shows all the National Rail services.

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Here is a little bit about me. This will also be found in the “Introduction” page. My name is Tomas and I am very passionate about accessible travel.  I am currently residing in Reading and am an avid rail user and enthusiast. I originally became interested in step-free access because Read more…