New Railway Station For Abbey Wood

Dean Nicholas
By Dean Nicholas Last edited 130 months ago

Last Updated 09 July 2013

New Railway Station For Abbey Wood
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Confusingly, this image shows a Crossrail roundel with the DLR colours.
Confusingly, this image shows a Crossrail roundel with the DLR colours.
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Here's what the new Crossrail station in Abbey Wood, south east London, will look like when it is completed.

The £130m building will replace the existing Abbey Wood station, which is on the North Kent line. The mainline platforms will sit above the Crossrail terminus, which marks the south-eastern outpost of the line. The increase in services will be good news for those living in nearby Thamesmead, which still lacks a station, despite longstanding rumours of a DLR extension.

The current building will be demolished and replaced with a temporary station next summer. The station is expected to open in 2017 for the North Kent platforms, with Crossrail's current opening date set for late 2018.