Formerly known as Crossrail, the Elizabeth line will provide crucial links to Heathrow Airport, the City, West End and the Thames Gateway. It will provide additional rail capacity to support 200,000 jobs on the Isle of Dogs.
The scheme includes a new Canary Wharf station. Services will run from as far west as Maidenhead and as far east Shenfield, Stratford, Abbey Wood and Woolwich. It will reduce the travel time between Canary Wharf and key transport interchanges such as: