The Anonymous Widower

Crossrail As A Tourist Attraction

Today, I took the Docklands Light Railway to Custom House station to see progress and then came back to see the works at Canary Wharf station.

In one of the pictures of Custom House station, you can just see the portals for the Conaught Tunnel. This was a particularly challenging rebuild of an old Victorian tunnel, which was one of the subjects covered in the BBC documentary; Fifteen Billion Pound Railway.

One thing I was trying to see, was one of the trees they are planting in the gardens on top of the station, that are mentioned in this article in the Wharf.

There seemed to be others looking around and now that you can walk from Poplar DLR station over the bridge at Bank Street, there are better opportunities for looking at the sites.

August 22, 2014 - Posted by | Transport | , , , , ,

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