Elizabeth Line — Whitechapel to West Drayton

Smithfield Market (Liverpool Street to Farringdon)

The central sector of the Elizabeth Line runs from Whitechapel to West Drayton, the western boundary of Oystercard validity.

Links to maps and directions will be added as details are confirmed. Note that some inter-station stages have been combined in the directions: the link against each stage is to the document which contains the directions for that stage (and possibly for others).

Whitechapel to Liverpool Street — 2.08km; 5m ascent
Streets through historic Brick Lane and Spitalfields areas.
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Directions
Liverpool Street to Farringdon — 1.94km; 6m ascent
Through the Barbican Centre and Smithfield.
Map
Directions
Farringdon to Tottenham Court Road — 1.95km; 15m ascent
Up from the Fleet Valley and along High Holborn and New Oxford Street.
Map
Directions
Tottenham Court Road to Bond Street — 1.45km; 2m ascent
Oxford Street, then some relief to the north of the noisy thoroughfare.
Map
Directions
Bond Street to Paddington — 2.49km; 7m ascent
Avoiding the busiest streets, meeting Raoul Wallenberg on the way.
Map
Directions
Paddington to Old Oak Common — 6.79km; 30m ascent
Grand Union Canal towpath and Wormwood Scrubs to link with HS2.
Map
Directions
Old Oak Common to Acton Main Line — 1.79km; 23m ascent
Threading a route between railways and over the A40.
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Directions
Acton Main Line to Ealing Broadway — 3.11km; 10m ascent
Suburban streets.
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Directions
Ealing Broadway to West Ealing — 1.36km; 3m ascent
Suburban streets.
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Directions
West Ealing to Hanwell — 2.02km; 12m ascent
Suburban streets.
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Directions
Hanwell to Southall — 4.52km; 31m ascent
Ecclesiatical hubris, riverside paths, canal towpath, and suburban streets.
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Directions
Southall to Hayes and Harlington — 3.68km; 11m ascent
Suburban streets and canal towpaths.
Map
Directions
Hayes and Harlington to West Drayton — 3.96km; 17m ascent
Canal towpath.
Map
Directions
Hanwell Locks on the Grand Union Canal (Hanwell to Southall)

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