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 May 25, 2022

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AECOM has celebrated the opening of the Elizabeth line in London, marking its various roles over the past 30 years to help deliver the scheme, which is one of the most significant infrastructure projects ever undertaken in the UK.

The opening of the London Underground's Elizabeth line was a day of celebration and wonder, “fit for a Queen”, opening its doors to more than 100,000 passengers. Plus, we love that the Elizabeth Line's colour is 'purple' - the international colour symbolising 'women' - how fabulous! Samba dancers, passengers taking selfies, the mayor climbing on station signs - it was purple all around. By 10am on its first day, 130,000 journeys had been made on the new line according to Transport for London. The monarch visited Paddington Station.

Elizabeth Line - London Underground Tube Station

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AECOM Elizabeth Tube Line

The Elizabeth line will bring an extra 1.5 million people to within 45 minutes of central London, link key employment, business and leisure hubs and serve 200 million people per year — improving journey times and easing congestion. It will transform rail transport in London and the South East, increasing central London rail capacity by ten percent.

AECOM has supported the project in various ways, including route selection, preliminary and detailed design. It led the multidisciplinary design packages for London's Farringdon and Paddington stations, two of the route’s flagship central London stations. As part of the Transcend joint venture, alongside Jacobs and The Nichols Group, AECOM worked as a programme partner, supplying strategic management services to help deliver Crossrail.

Showcasing the best of UK's technical talent 

Colin Wood, Chief Executive, Europe and India, AECOM, said: “The opening of the Elizabeth line is a fantastic milestone to be celebrated across our industry. The project is a beacon of British success and innovation, showcasing the very best of the UK’s technical talent.

"Many engineers have developed their careers working on Crossrail and are now taking those skills to major infrastructure across the world. We’re very proud of AECOM’s role in the Elizabeth line’s delivery and the legacy it leaves for the people of London.”

The Elizabeth line has services between Paddington and Abbey Wood.

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