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Crossrail named the Elizabeth line: Royal title unveiled as the Queen visits Bond Str
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Crossrail named the Elizabeth line: Royal title unveiled as the Queen visits Bond Street
From: London Evening Standard
By: ROBERT JOBSON ROYAL EDITOR
Date: 23/02/16

Crossrail is to be named the Elizabeth line in honour of the Queen, the Standard can reveal today.

The name was unveiled along with the line’s purple colour theme as the Queen visited Bond Street station with Mayor Boris Johnson and Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin to see construction and meet staff.

The Mayor said: “Queen Elizabeth has given extraordinary service to this country over an unprecedented period and it is entirely right that she should be honoured with a living tribute that will last for centuries.”

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