This week the new Elizabeth Line finally opened to the public after a nearly four-year-long delay. Commuters and rail enthusiasts were quick to descend on the new line and be amongst some of the first paying customers to use the service. Here are a selection of video highlights from the opening week…
The Queen Opens the Line
Queen Elizabeth makes a rare public appearance to open the line that was named in her honour.
The First Passengers Arrive… Before Being Evacuated
The first public passengers queue up to take the first journey on the line. However not long after there is an emergency evacuation.
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Geoff Marshall Shares a Comprehensive Vlog of the First Day
Youtuber Geoff Marshall was on hand on the opening day to capture a first-hand take of the first public journey’s taking place. Including fascinating insight from disabled passengers, regular commuters, and other rail enthusiasts.